Open Call: Team Leader - Pan-American Games

6th PanAm Games
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Team Leader
6th Deaf Pan-American Games
Canoas/RS, Brazil
10-17 November 2024

The USA Deaf Sports Federation announces an open call for applications to lead Team USA for the 6th Deaf Pan American Games in Canoas/RS, Brazil from November 10-17, 2024.

To apply, please email your Resume to by Sunday, 31 March 2024 with the subject line: PANAM 2024 TL Application. Selected applicants will be invited to interview with members of the Board.


  • Display strong administrative, communication, and organizational skills
  • Have prior experience with international sports events
  • Possess a valid passport that does not expire until at least six months after the conclusion of the Games
  • Ability to furnish proof of all required vaccinations, including COVID-19, or an approved exemption
  • Be available to work with the Team USA Committee in the months leading up to the Games, for the entire duration of the Games, and post-Games debriefing


  • Represent Team USA as a team leader during the Pan-American Games, including but not limited to providing organizational leadership, leading Team USA correspondence and meetings, attending technical/leadership meetings, and communicating with Team USA, NSOs, and USADSF
  • Work effectively with USADSF and Team USA Committee
  • Assist with chaperoning athletes to ensure the appropriate supervision of all athletes
  • Undergo a NCSI background screen in accordance with the current Games Background Check Policy & Procedures
  • Be familiar with the World Anti-Doping Code and uphold the principles of clean sport and fair play.
  • Successfully complete the appropriate U.S. Center for SafeSport’s online training module(s) within 45 days of selection; be fully eligible to participate by the U.S. Center for SafeSport
  • Travel to the Games site with Team USA and be available for the entire duration of the Pan American Games until the Team’s arrival back to the states
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