Athlete Legal Aid Program

Team USA Athlete Ombuds


The Athlete Legal Aid program application can be accessed here. An athlete must include the following as part of their application:

  1. Contact information
  2. Eligibility information (i.e., selection, within the last 12 months, to a Team USA Delegation Event, International Qualifying Competition, or National Team in a discipline on the program of an upcoming Games).
  3. Type of aid requested (i.e., costs and fees, attorney’s fees for an attorney of the athlete’s choosing, pro bono counsel, etc.).
  4. Documentation of the claim at issue
  5. Documentation to demonstrate financial need (i.e., the most recently filed federal tax return with personal information such as social security numbers removed).

Access the Athlete Application Here

If you have questions, you may contact the Athlete Ombuds at or 719-866-5000.