Direct Athlete Support
Direct Athlete Support (DAS) stipends is athlete support services provided by the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC). The USOC provides USRowing a limited amount of DAS dollars to allocate amongst athletes training in and outside of the training center. DAS is distributed in 3-4 annual periods of varying lengths.
Direct Athlete Support Criteria – Updated April 24, 2017
The USOC has increased the DAS pool for 2017 and the increased funding coverage is listed in the updated DAS procedure. While USRowing will work to maintain the funding levels year over year for the quadrennial, the grants are year to year and this year’s procedure is in effect for 2017 only.