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Founding Partners

Trinity Health Of New England

Trinity Health Of New England is the Title Partner and Official Healthcare Provider of Hartford Athletic. Over the past 120 years Saint Francis Hospital, a member of Trinity Health Of New England, has been an anchor institution in the Hartford community. In partnership, Hartford Athletic players will receive top medical care from Trinity Health Of New England physicians, as well as orthopedic and sports medicine experts. In addition, Hartford Athletic and Trinity Health Of New England are collaborating on a wide range of special community initiatives, along with outreach and educational events, to connect directly with community members and better the city, state, and region.

The Hartford

Hartford Athletic is proud to partner with The Hartford, an organization that has been an integral part of the Hartford community for over 200 years. Youth will be the central focus of the partnership with activations including The Hartford serving as the presenting partner of the Pregame High Five Tunnel, Ceremonial Walkout Kids, and Hartford Athletic’s Soccer Tots program. The platform will also include collaboration with Boys & Girls Clubs of Hartford, The Hartford’s Junior Fire Marshall Program, and the Workforce Development Program.


Hartford Athletic and Cigna are teaming up with the health and well-being of the Hartford community at the core of the partnership. Cigna initiatives include community-focused programs, health improvement initiatives, and recognition of the Cigna Man of the Match at each home game.

Cigna (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. Cigna delivers choice, predictability, affordability and quality care through integrated capabilities and connected, personalized solutions that advance whole person health. To learn more, visit

Every Save Matters

Cigna and Hartford Athletic teamed up to benefit Team IMPACT with their Every Save Matters Program. In 2019, for every save made by a Hartford Athletic Goalkeeper, Cigna will donate $75 to Team IMPACT. In addition, Hartford Athletic hosted an Every Save Matters Goalkeeper Clinic, with all proceeds benefitting Team IMPACT

Team IMPACT is a national nonprofit that connects children facing serious and chronic illnesses with local college athletic teams, forming life-long bonds and life-changing outcomes.

Stanley Black & Decker

Stanley Black & Decker has called Connecticut home for more than 175 years and joins Hartford Athletic as a Founding Partner with the commitment to partner with organizations that add to the cultural vibrancy of the region. The partnership includes impactful community initiatives and prominent placement of the Stanley brand on the back of Hartford Athletic home and away jerseys.


Travelers will serve as a presenting partner of the Community Champion Program, which will donate a special group experience at a Hartford Athletic match to those who may not otherwise have the opportunity to attend. Additional partnership initiatives include the Travelers Free Kick campaign, which will set up in Hartford throughout the season with contests for Hartford Athletic tickets, merchandise and more, as well as the Pop-Up Soccer program, which will make appearances around Hartford and at Dillon Stadium. 

“Congratulations to Hartford Athletic on its inaugural season and on being a great addition to the Connecticut sports scene,” said Andy Bessette, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer at Travelers. “Travelers is committed to helping those who live and work in our community, and we’re honored to join the team’s efforts in creating opportunities for more fans to attend.” 



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