Team USA is defined as athletes and teams who are selected by the U.S. Figure Skating International Committee and/or the International Skating Union to represent the United States at ISU events including, but not limited to, international events, Junior Grand Prix events, Grand Prix events, Challenger Series events, ISU championships (Four Continents Championships, World Junior and World Junior Synchronized Championships, World and World Synchronized Championships, World Team Trophy) and the Olympic Winter Games. In addition, Team USA consists of the athlete or team's named coaches, judges, team leaders and medical personnel selected by U.S. Figure Skating to represent the United States at the competitions mentioned above.
International Selection Pool
The International Selection Pool (ISP) includes junior- and senior-level athletes and teams who meet criteria approved by the U.S. Figure Skating International Committee. These athletes and teams are eligible to be considered for assignment to international competitions.