Athlete and Sport Programs
Athlete and sport program plans for U.S. Para Nordic Skiing include qualification procedures and criteria for the U.S. Paralympics Nordic Skiing National Team, the schedule of national team activities, qualification criteria for U.S. teams attending major international competitions, and information regarding USOPC direct athlete support and other USOPC athlete benefits for national team members.
Plans are updated and posted annually after the conclusion of the competition season. From this page, you can either click to view current performance plans or download a copy onto your computer.
Plans are in PDF format. If you require the document in an alternative format, send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org
U.S. Paralympics Form for Administrative Grievance Complaint
To file an Administrative Grievance Complaint pursuant to USOPC Dispute Resolution Hearing Procedures, an individual must complete an electronic form along with a filing fee of $100.
To file an Opportunity to Participate Complaint pursuant to U.S. Paralympics Complaint Procedures, an individual must complete an electronic form along with a filing fee of $100.
Anyone who has information about incidents of an individual who has signed and agreed to abide by the U.S. Paralympics Code of Conduct and allegedly violated the U.S. Paralympics Code of Conduct or any other rule or regulation relating to conduct, may report the details by completing an electronic form.
To file a Disciplinary Action Complaint pursuant to U.S. Paralympics Complaint Procedures, an individual must complete an electronic form.
Team USA athletes may contact the Office of the Athlete Ombuds for independent and confidential advice on a variety of sport related matters, including their rights, applicable rules, policies or processes, and questions related to resolving disputes and grievances. The Athlete Ombuds can also help Team USA athletes connect with legal counsel or mental health resources if needed. All other NGB athletes (i.e., athletes competing domestically at the masters or youth level, recreational athletes, foreign athletes) are welcome to visit the Athlete Ombuds website to review informational resources and should work directly with their NGB to understand additional resources and options available to them.
- Phone: 719-866-5000
- Email: email@example.com
- Website: www.usathlete.org
(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.
No employee, contractor, agent, volunteer, or member of the NGB or USOPC shall take or threaten action against an athlete as a reprisal for disclosing information to or seeking assistance from the Office of the Athlete Ombuds.