Selection Criteria

National Team selection criteria and the application of the criteria in selecting specific teams is overseen by the National Team Committee.

Please direct all questions regarding national teams and selection criteria to

In addition, the USOPC Athlete Ombudsman provides cost-free, independent and confidential advice regarding athlete rights; resolving disputes or grievances; and any sport rule, policy, or process, including NGB- athlete agreements, codes of conduct or team selection procedures. The Athlete Ombudsman can also help athletes connect with legal counsel or mental health resources if needed. Athletes may contact the Athlete Ombudsman at: (719) 866-5000, and

For grievances or to report a concern regarding a potential conflict of interest, email and contact the Judiciary Committee chair(s).