DOCUMENTS AND RESOURCES

 

Events

Birmingham 2022 World Games Qualification System

World Games Qualification System

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Qualification System

Olympic Qualification System l Selection Procedures

ANOC World Beach Games Qualification System

ANOC Qualification System Selection Procedures

Pan American Games Qualification System

Pan American Games Qualification System l Selection Procedures

International Events

Event List | Coronavirus Information

Event Registration

USA Karate Nationals & US Team Trials | USA Open

Athlete Ombuds

The Office of the Athlete Ombuds offers independent, confidential advice to elite athletes regarding their rights and responsibilities in the Olympic and Paralympic movements, and assists athletes with a broad range of questions, disputes, complaints and concerns.

Phone: 719-866-5000
Email: ombudsman@usathlete.org
Website: usathlete.org

 

Athlete Ombuds Confidentiality and Privacy Policy:
(A) In general.—The Office of the Athlete Ombuds shall maintain as confidential any information communicated or provided to the Office of the Athlete Ombuds in confidence in any matter involving the exercise of the official duties of the Office of the Athlete Ombuds. (B) Exception.—The Office of the Athlete Ombuds may disclose information described in subparagraph (A) as necessary to resolve or mediate a dispute, with the permission of the parties involved.(C) Judicial and administrative proceedings.—(i) In general.—The ombudsman and the staff of the Office of the Athlete Ombuds shall not be compelled to testify or produce evidence in any judicial or administrative proceeding with respect to any matter involving the exercise of the duties of the Office of the Athlete Ombuds.(ii) Work product.—Any memorandum, work product, notes, or case file of the Office of the Athlete Ombuds—(I) shall be confidential; and(II) shall not be—(aa) subject to discovery, subpoena, or any other means of legal compulsion; or (bb) admissible as evidence in a judicial or administrative proceeding. (D) Applicability.—The confidentiality requirements under this paragraph shall not apply to information relating to—(i) applicable federally mandated reporting requirements; (ii) a felony personally witnessed by a member of the Office of the Athlete Ombuds;(iii) a situation, communicated to the Office of the Athlete Ombuds, in which an individual is at imminent risk of serious harm; or (iv) a congressional subpoena.