Edward Chalupka (February 23, 1947 – November 2019) was a Canadian Football League (CFL) player. He played college football at the University of North Carolina.[1] Calupka played his entire professional career as a guard for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, from 1970 through 1976. He won the Grey Cup with Hamilton in 1972.

Ed Chalupka
Born:(1947-02-23)February 23, 1947
Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
Died:November 2019 (aged 72)
Ontario, Canada
Career information
Position(s)G
Height6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight225 lb (102 kg)
CollegeNorth Carolina
Career history
As administrator
19811986CFLPA (President)
As player
19701976Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Career highlights and awards
  • Grey Cup champion (1972)

In 1981, five years after retiring from the CFL, Chalupka was elected as the fifth president of the Canadian Football League Players' Association (CFLPA). He served as CFLPA president until 1986, and was succeeded and preceded in that role by Saskatchewan Roughriders running back George Reed. He died in 2019 at the age of 72.[2]

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