If you are an active or aspiring CFLPA Academy member, read through our amamzing partnerships below to learn about all the education you can access!

To get started, contact Academy@CFLPA.com!

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Athabasca University 

Athabasca University provides learning for life. Through the achievements of its students, faculty and staff, AU stands out as a provider of high quality post-secondary education.

Eligible CFLPA Academy members are entitled to receive FREE COURSE CREDITS as a result of this amazing partnership. 

Enriched Academy

Enriched Academy is a financial education and awareness company that will provide important assistance to CFL players in managing their finances while offering career guidance. Players will benefit by enhancing their overall financial knowledge through informative, entertaining, and engaging learning programs.

Oregon State University Ecampus

Don’t forget that as a CFLPA Academy member, one of your perks is access to our exclusive tuition benefit with Oregon State University Ecampus, one of the best providers of online education in the U.S. That benefit includes: a tuition waiver on your first class and an ongoing 5% tuition scholarship on more than 90 programs and microcredentials delivered online.

Learn More about the opportunities for CFLPA Members at Oregon State University.

Contact your CFLPA Academy Program Manager with any questions related to this opportunity.

Royal Roads University

The CFLPA and Royal Roads University have teamed up to add to the lessons learned on the gridiron, to prepare current CFL players for lives and careers after they’ve left behind sweaty locker rooms, ice baths and taped fingers.

CFLPA has worked with RRU’s Professional and Continuing Studies to create a course in Sport Leadership designed for the athletes it represents. Our second annual offering is now complete, with big plans for 2023!

Saskatchewan Polytechnic

The CFLPA and Saskatchewan Polytechnic have partnered to provide Academy members access to the polytechnic’s School of Continuing Education courses and programs through a tuition benefit program.

Additionally, CFLPA members’ spouses can also be able to access this fantastic resource.
CFLPA Academy members are entitled to FREE COURSES and Career Development with Sask Polytech!

Spectrum Airways

The CFLPA Academy and Spectrum Airways Flight Training & Career College have established a partnership geared to combine our collective expertise as we continue to deliver flexible and quality education to any CFL players interested in pursuing careers in aviation.


“We are pleased to be a part of this important initiative to help CFLPA members gain the skills they need to successfully enter into and succeed in a career in the unionized construction industry,” said Kyle Downie, CEO of SkillPlan. “Partnering with the CFLPA and CBTU not only helps support CFLPA members through and beyond their apprenticeships, but helps meet the growing labour demand in the unionized skilled construction trades. 

Collectively, CBTU and SkillPlan, with contractor and employer partners, invest in and grow the skilled trades workforce to meet labour market demands;  through this partnership, CBTU and SkillPlan will help equip CFLPA members to pursue a career in the unionized construction industry.

Training Division

Training Division is proud to partner with the Canadian Football League Players Association to provide scholarships to their members for our online based Basic Fire Academy.  This program will provide CFLPA members with the NFPA 1001: Firefighter Level I&II and NFPA 472: Hazmat Awareness and Operations certifications needed to apply to fire departments throughout Canada, US, and the World.


To get started, contact Academy@CFLPA.com!