new 2020 partnership announcement

Empire United Soccer Academy Announces new official partnership with Hadley Chiropractic


March 2, 2020 Rochester, NY- for immediate release

Hadley Chiropractic has become the new official Chiropractic partner of the Empire United Soccer Academy and Soccer Complex. Hadley Chiropractic has been caring for the people of Rochester since 1991, and is proud to call Rochester, NY their home. Through this new partnership, Hadley Chiropractic will support Empire United players, coaches and families in need of chiropractic sports and performance services.

“We look forward to building relationships with Empire United Soccer members this season in order to support their players, coaches and families in need of our services.  As our practice has grown, we now specialize in enhancing athlete’s performance, as well as treating sports injuries. Empire United is the perfect platform for us to showcase our sports services ” States Clark Hadley of Hadley Chiropractic. 

Empire United Executive Director Jim Mort adds, “We’re excited to add Hadley Chiropractic as an official partner this year. They will provide alternative services to our players and members in enhancing performance and treating sports injuries.”

Freedom Sports and Entertainment in collaboration with Synergy Sports and Entertainment Rochester, NY based sports marketing agencies, have brokered this new sponsorship between Hadley’s Chiropractic and Empire United. The agencies are managed by Mark Washo and Gary Sajdak. Web: and 

About Hadley’s Chiropractic-

Hadley Chiropractic helps athletes recover quickly and completely by making sure the nervous system is free of interference therefore maximizing the body's healing abilities. Regardless of whatever other treatments an athlete may seek for their injury, chiropractic should be included as part of the recovery regime.

About Empire United- Web:

Empire United Soccer Academy is a 501 C-3 nonprofit entity for youth soccer development in Rochester and Western New York. U.S. Soccer recognizes outstanding youth soccer organizations across the United States with membership to the U.S. Soccer Development Academy. Empire United distinguishes itself as Western New York’s exclusive member. 



Current Partners


Forte capital empire united announcement 2019

Official press release September 16, 2019


Forté Capital becomes official wealth management sponsor of 

Empire United Soccer Academy

September 16, 2019 Rochester, NY- for immediate release

Rochester’s Forté Capital LLC will become the official wealth management sponsor of Empire United Soccer Academy and Soccer Complex. Along with many affiliated sponsorship benefits, Forté Capital will also become the presenting partner of Empire United’s networking mixer, planned for November of this year.  They will also host several wealth management seminars exclusive to Empire members.

Michael Garzi, (former Rochester Rhinos player), will be the primary Forté Capital executive managing the relationship. Michael is looking forward to bringing his soccer and wealth management expertise to develop relationships with Empire’s members. “This is the perfect sponsorship relationship for Forté Capital given my vast soccer background. I look forward to working with their leadership and members.” – Michael Garzi

Empire United Executive Director Jim Mort adds, “We’re thrilled to add Forté Capital to our sponsorship roster, they match our vision of providing high level professional services to the kids and families in our programs”

Synergy Sports and Entertainment in collaboration with Freedom Sports and Entertainment, Rochester based sports marketing agencies, have brokered this new sponsorship between Forté Capital and Empire United. The agencies are managed by Gary Sajdak and Mark Washo respectively. Web: and 

About Forté  Capital

Forté Capital LLC is an independent investment advisor that is registered with the SEC and was founded in 1996. Forté is based in Rochester, NY. Forté provides discretionary and non-discretionary investment management services to individuals and institutions. Additional information about Forté can be found at:

About Empire United

Empire United Soccer Academy is a 501 C-3 nonprofit entity in Henrietta, NY. They are the only soccer development club in Western NY recognized by US soccer, with a direct path to the U.S. National teams. Web:


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Newest Strategic Partners


empire united partnership announcement

Official Press Announcement April 24, 2019


Freedom Sports & Entertainment, in joint venture with

Synergy Sports & Entertainment announce 2019 strategic

marketing partnership with Empire United Soccer Academy

ROCHESTER, NY April 24, 2019Freedom Sports & Entertainment (FSE), in a joint venture with Synergy Sports & Entertainment (SSE), is excited to announce a new strategic partnership with Empire United Soccer Academy. In this new agreement, the agencies will provide marketing, sponsorship consultation, video, broadcast and sales services to Empire United. The objective of the partnership will be to increase awareness of Empire United’s premier sports complex, while also increasing the number of corporate partners. 

Mark Washo, founder of Freedom Sports & Entertainment comments, “We’re excited to partner with Empire United, a leading development soccer academy operating a world class sports facility in order to build more awareness overall for the organization”. 

Founding Partner of Synergy Sports & Entertainment founding partner Gary Sajdak adds, “We’re thrilled to partner with Empire Soccer, where we can add our creative marketing resources to build stronger brand awareness for Empire United in Western New York”

Jim Mort, Empire United Executive Director states, “We couldn’t ask for stronger or more experienced partners than Mark Washo and Gary Sajdak, whose vast experiences combined will greatly accelerate our corporate partnership program, while bringing more awareness for our sports complex and training facilities overall”

Freedom Sports & Entertainment LLC, founded in 2012 by Mark Washo, is a sports marketing focused agency operating in Rochester NY. Contact

Synergy Sports & Entertainment is a full-service sports marketing agency founded by Gary Sajdak, also operating in Rochester, NY.

Empire United Soccer Academy, is the only recognized youth soccer club by U.S. Soccer in Western New York for meeting minimum standards in order to operate a Development Academy with a direct pathway to the pros, as well as top collegiate programs for both boys and girls. They also operate a state-of-the-art sports complex in Henrietta, New York. Visit: