Who we are
Founded in 1967, the National Football League Alumni Association is the most well-known and well-respected retired player organization comprised mainly of retired National Football League players, coaches, professionals, cheerleaders, spouse and associate members. The focus of NFL Alumni is to serve, assist, and inform players in their post-NFL lives. The Association offers a variety of medical, financial, educational, and social programs to keep members and their families healthy, productive and connected.
Mission & Vision
With our dual mission of "Caring For Our Own" and "Caring For Kids", the NFL Alumni is an advocate for all former players while also engaging them to give back to their communities by raising funds for youth charities. NFL Alumni members are organized into chapters around the country and with a history going back to 1967, the NFL Alumni's fundraising efforts typically raise more than $1 million per year for charity.

Our History

NFL Alumni Association Is Established


Founded in 1967, the NFL Alumni Association was formed to serve its retired player members and their families through the NFL Alumni Association and support…

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NFL Alumni Evolves Mission Into “Caring For Our Own”


The NFL Alumni serves as a passionate advocate for greater quality of life benefits for all former NFL players. The Association eagerly pursues greater benefits…

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Inaugural Super Bowl of Golf


The principal innovation of the NFL Alumni Foundation Golf Tour is the Super Bowl of Golf (SBOG). Each year, all winning teams from the tournament…

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Ronald Reagan Signs Proclamation For Youth Of America Week


In 1983, NFL alumnus and Congressman Jack Kemp introduced a resolution that passed unanimously in both houses of Congress proclaiming the first week of the…

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Our team

Elvis Gooden
Interim President-CEO/Chief Financial Officer
Carolyn Slickmeyer
Executive Assistant/ Events Coordinator
Samantha Arnone
Managing Director
Julie Nelson
Manager of Communications & Membership Engagement
Erik Coleman
Director of Chapter Relations
Krissy Garrett
Chapter Relation Coordinator