Fans Partnerships

La Trobe University

La Trobe University is proud to be the “Higher Education Partner” of the AFL Players’ Association.

The partnership arrangement sees La Trobe work with the AFL Players’ Association on key research across a variety of sport related disciplines, including coaching, physiotherapy, psychology, exercise physiology, journalism, management and nutrition, highlighting sport as one of the University’s important components.

The Players’ Association will work with La Trobe’s academic group and student body to help grow the Players’ Association brand while also affirming La Trobe’s Elite Athlete Friendly University status.

Professor Russell Hoye, Director of La Trobe Sport, noted that the “AFL Players’ Association and La Trobe share the goal of making a substantial contribution to the ongoing sustainability of the Australian sport industry and the welfare of all its participants from grassroots to elite athletes”.

For more information about La Trobe Sport please contact Lisa Hasker on 9479 3467 or

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