The Women’s Football Alliance proudly announces it has opened up the application process for it’s 2nd year of partnership with NFL Alumni Academy.  The NFL Alumni Academy will provide WFA coaches and players interested in a coaching career, the highest level of in-person coaches training at their prestigious NFL Alumni Academy during the 2022 NFL football season.

NFL Alumni Academy Starts Year 2 of PartnershipA key component of programming for the NFL Alumni Academy is an unprecedented in-season training program developing “NFL Ready” players. The Academy will train the top free agent football players in preparation to sign an in-season contract with NFL teams looking to replace 500+ active roster players lost during each season due to injury. The Academy combines world class sports science, advances in athlete performance, data analytics and digital analysis together with old school technique and improving Football IQ. This player development program is led by former NFL coaches and players teaching, coaching and mentoring future NFL players with an iconic brand at the NFL Alumni Academy.

The WFA will elect 7 players and/or coaches to train under NFL Alumni Academy coaches for a 1-week internship with room and board provided. Interns will work side by side with the best coaches and player performance trainers in the world as they prepare the top free agent football players for an NFL team.  

WFA Players and Coaches can apply here. 

About the WFA

The Women’s Football Alliance is the largest women’s football league in the world. With 64 teams and 2,300 players, the WFA has created opportunities for women to compete and learn the game at the highest level.  Its recent television network deal with ESPN and the Women’s Sports Network has expand its audience reach across the country. Over 25 WFA alumni have accepted NFL coaching and scouting positions, including WFA Advisory Board members and current NFL full time coaches, Jennifer King, (Washington Football Team), Callie Brownson (Cleveland Browns) and Lori Locust (Tampa Bay Buccaneers).

About the NFL Alumni Association

The NFL Alumni Association is oldest and most recognizable national organization of retired former athletes. The NFL Alumni Association serves former National Football League players, coaches and other employees whose “Caring for our Own” mission is to serve, assist and inform former players and their families. NFL Alumni Health is an entity focused on health and wellness initiatives to improve the quality of life for NFL Alumni membership and their families. The association offers a variety of medical, financial and social programs to help members lead healthy, productive and connected lives, as well as philanthropic and community initiatives under the NFL Alumni’s “Caring for Kids” programs. The NFL Alumni Association hosts the NFL Alumni Academy player development program each football season at the Hall of Fame Village powered by Johnson Controls in Canton, Ohio.

About the NFL Alumni Academy

The NFL Alumni Academy provides a pathway for the top-graded free agent players that were released from NFL training camps to return to the NFL by giving them the opportunity to further develop their skills and realize their potential by training under the tutelage of elite former NFL coaches, players and performance coaches.