Canadian Schools – USports / CCAA



U Sports (U Sports – formerly CIS)

U Sports is the national association governing university sports across Canada. Qualifications for academic entrance differ for each Canadian university.

Canadian Colleges Athletic Association (CCAA – formerly CIAU)

The Canadian Colleges Athletic Association is the coordinating body for college sports in Canada. There are 5 regional athletic conferences for league play: ACAA (Atlantic), QSSF (Quebec), OCAA (Ontario), ACAA (Alberta), BCCAA (British Columbia.)

Eligibility Rules:

  • Five years of participation eligibility. Student athletes can take any number of years off after enrollment and will only use up eligibility in the years that he participates in the sport.
  • Participation at the major junior hockey level does not restrict the 5 years of eligibility.
  • If a U Sports student athlete transfers from another U Sports school, he must wait one year from his last participation in that sport – the exception being that when either the academic program of study or the sport has been discontinued.
  • An NCAA transfer to a U Sports school must wait one year after transferring, assuming that he has satisfied other eligibility requirements and has not completed NCAA eligibility.



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Brock University
Murray Nystrom
Dept. of Athletics Brock University
St. Catharines, ON
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Guelph University
Shawn Camp
Athletic Dept.
Guelph, ON
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Lakehead University
Don McKee
955 Oliver Rd
Thunder Bay, ON
P7B 5E1
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University of Ottawa
David Leger
Sports Services 125 University St
Ottawa, ON
K1N 6N5
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Queen’s University
Brett Gibson
Physical Education Centre Union St
Kingston, ON
K7L 3N6
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Royal Military College
Adam Shell
PO Box 1700 Station Forces
Kingston, ON
K7K 7B4
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Ryerson University
Graham Wise
Sport Dept. 350 Victoria St
Toronto, ON
M5B 2K3
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University of Toronto
Darren Lowe
55 Harbord St
Toronto, ON
M5B 2K3
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University of Waterloo
Brian Bourque
Athletic Dept. 200 University Ave W
Waterloo, ON
N2L 3G1
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University of Western Ontario
Clark Singer
Rm 3165 Thames Hall, 1151 Richmond St
London, ON
N6A 3K7
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Wilfrid Laurier University
Kelly Nobes
75 University Ave W
Waterloo, ON
N2L 3C5
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University of Windsor
Pete Belliveau
Athletics Dept
Windsor, ON
N9B 3P4
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York University
Bill Maguire
4700 Kelle St #302 Tait McKenzie Bldg
Toronto, ON
M3J 1P3
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