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The success of our student-athletes is rooted in excellence. We're the only Canadian university offering a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) experience, which means we attract and retain talent that may otherwise move to the U.S. to train.

SFU Athletics has 17 varsity teams including basketball, soccer, swimming and wrestling, as well as numerous clubs such as hockey, lacrosse, rowing and rugby.

Athletics highlights

  • 750+ All-Americans
  • 300+ national champions
  • 200+ CFL draft picks
  • 95 Olympians
  • 11 Olympic medals
  • 7000+ alumni


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Franco Michielli

Senior Associate Director of Advancement