After completing an undefeated record in High School in Portsmouth Ohio, Chuck received a Football scholarship to University of Toledo. While getting his degree in Business Economics, Chuck, as Quarterback, led his UT Rockets to a record breaking 35—0 college record. He was 8th in the 1971 Heismann Trophy standings. Despite this record, Chuck was passed over by the NFL draft as Quarterback. Although offered other positions, Chuck remained committed to becoming a Professional Quarterback and chose to go to the CFL where the only thing that mattered was his ability. In 1972 he led the Hamilton Tigercats to a Grey Cup Championship, winning MVP as Quarterback. He also played for the Toronto Argonauts and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, and played in the CFL for 7 years.


Chuck is now working as a Certified Financial Planner with Investors Group for 30 years. He recently stepped out of the role as Regional Director to do more Client and Corporate Coaching. With his experience in areas of planning, teaching, managing and coaching, he provides a wealth of knowledge and experience for all. Chuck has established the Chuck Ealey Foundation with the purpose, “to encourages people of all ages to discover and embrace their Undefeated Spirit to better themselves and their community one play at a time.


He is the recipient of the Herb Carnegie Community Leadership Award as well as serving on the boards of the Mississauga Sports Council and the Living Art Centre. He is Married to his wife Sherri for 44 years and has 3 children and 6 grandsons.


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