CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Football Canada Athlete Council

by Football Canada

Football Canada is excited to be seeking applications to be nominated to the Football Canada Athlete Council.


The Athlete Council of Football Canada is an important initiative to ensure that the athletes’ perspective and advice inform Sport Canada’s activities.

The main role of the Council is to act in the interest of athletes under the Football Canada banner with focus on high performance and National team athletes and the pathways of development that support their success.

Furthermore, the Council acts to voice concerns, interests, and perspectives.


The Council shall be composed of up to 6 members, and no less than 4 members.

  • Athlete Representative from FC Board of Directors as Chair (2-year term)
    • NOTE: The Athletes Representative position on the Board of Directors should be filled in 2025 as per Football Canada’s By-Laws 
  • Vice-Chair (2-year term) 
  • Council Member – Tackle Football  (2-year term) 
  • Council Member – Flag Football  (2-year term) 
  • Council Member – Any discipline (1-year term) 
  • Council Member – Any discipline (1-year term) 

At least one member will come from each discipline (tackle and flag) and, to the extent possible, at least two members will be from diverse athletes’ groups of FC.

Selection Process

Football Canada will review all the submissions in the coming weeks. If more than one athlete applies for the same position, voting for the position will take place on April 24th, 2024 at 8PM ET.

We intend to confirm the full membership of the Athlete Council on May 1st, 2024.
Please click here to learn more about the Athlete Council.

For more information, please contact:

Katie Miyazaki
Football Canada, Athlete & Coach Development Lead
[email protected]

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