5 June 2024

CFLPA Academy | 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 (partners and spouses included) are entitled to receive FREE COURSE CREDITS as a result of this amazing partnership.

4 June 2024

CFLPA Academy | Shift Group

Many of us have long seen our sport as our primary identity, making the shift to new careers post-playing a bit uncomfortable and intimidating. That's why we're excited about teaming up with Shift Group, aiming to make this transition more seamless and less stressful. It provides an excellent avenue for retired athletes seeking a career with unlimited earning potential that fulfills our competitive nature.

Shift Group also helps with generally learning the key skills of motivating and influencing others to take action. Key for any job hunt in any profession, and a critical part of almost any role you land!

So, if you're looking for ways to enhance your sales skills or explore career placement opportunities, this could be an ideal opportunity for you!

4 June 2024

CFLPA Academy | Sport Leadership with Royal Roads University

In this course you'll hone competencies to excel in selfteam, and organizational leadership within a sports context. Dive into real-world sport cases and challenges as your training ground.

Collaborate with your cohort and instructor to pinpoint your leadership strengths and chart a personal development path.

This course is open enrolment and enjoys a diverse learning community of sport leaders from practitioners, to sport administrators, officials, sport journalists, athletes, directors, agents and advisors.

Sincere and ongoing thanks to Dr. Jennifer Walinga, and the full Royal Roads University team for your collaboration, and continued hard work!

3 June 2024

CFLPA Academy | Private Housing Network

The Private Housing Network is a coalition of over 1,000 professional real estate agents catering to 330 regions throughout North America. In addition to being available to facilitate all CFLPA members in acquisitions and sales of properties, the Private Housing Network will also help educate CFLPA members about all things real estate.

As part of this partnership, the Private Housing Network will extend its support to all Academy members (AND THEIR FAMILIES) through real estate educational initiatives and mentorship programs. Their assistance will include various real estate areas, such as home or apartment procurement or leasing, divestment of primary and secondary residences, and residential, commercial, or land investment opportunities.

Get started today with Private Housing Network!

7 February 2024

The CFLPA Academy

In 2016, the CFL Players Association (CFLPA) was tasked with a mandate to create a resource aimed at helping players in the Canadian Football League with life beyond the game of football.

Today, we are proud to offer a variety of support through three pillars; #Education, #Employment, and #Wellness, for ALL CFLPA Academy members, and their families.

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28 November 2023

CFLPA Academy – CFL Mentorship 2024

Applications for the program will be accepted December 1st - 8th with the selection process occurring throughout December.

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22 June 2023


CFLPA Academy members, Bailey Feltmate, Michael O’Connor, and Tyler Turner will each receive a full scholarship to complete their firefighting training through Training Division .

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2 May 2023

SkillPlan Construction Trades Hub

Through this animation you will learn about SkillPlan's Construction Trades Hub! - Through our amazing 3-way collaboration between Canada's Building Trades Unions (#CBTU), #SkillPlan, and your CFLPA Academy - all active members can now start learning about, training, and working in the skilled trades across Canada, the US, and beyond...