Fort Wayne FC Welcomes Subway as Sponsor Partner

FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The newly formed Fort Wayne FC welcomes Subway as a sponsor partner.   

Subway offers a fresh alternative to traditional fast food, serving 7 million made-to-order sandwiches a day. Guests choose from 37 million combinations of quality proteins, fresh vegetables, and bread baked daily. The world’s largest restaurant chain serves nutritious and delicious subs, soups, and salads at about 44,000 restaurants in more than 100 countries. The Subway experience is also delivered online at and through the Subway® App, available in select markets at the Apple App Store and Google Play.

Founded by then 17-year-old Fred DeLuca and family friend Dr. Peter Buck more than 52 years ago, Subway is still a family-owned business today working with more than 21,000 dedicated franchisees in communities around the world. Subway® is a registered trademark of Subway IP Inc. “We are taking a fresh look at how we can make an impact on the world around us. Supporting the Fort Wayne FC at the local level helps us fulfill our mission,” stated Jake Miller, Board Chair of the Fort Wayne Subway market.

Fort Wayne FC presents the highest competitive play of a men’s outdoor soccer team in Northeast Indiana.  Fort Wayne FC will begin competitive play in May of 2020 in the Great Lakes Conference of the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL), a national outdoor soccer league at the fourth tier of the United States soccer pyramid.  

The club’s mission is to make soccer the preeminent sport in Fort Wayne and Northeast Indiana, in support of U.S. Soccer efforts to develop world-class players, coaches, and referees.  With the “Passion for Soccer,” Fort Wayne FC will build community and belonging through the beautiful game and the spirit of soccer. The club’s vision is to provide a steppingstone for young and talented soccer players from the large pool of youth and young adult players in Fort Wayne and Northeast Indiana in order to play, develop, and compete at the highest level of soccer nationally and internationally.

“Like Subway, we are aiming to make a positive impact in our community and are thrilled to have their support,” said Dr. Erik Magner, President of Fort Wayne FC. 

The announcement is being made publicly on September 27, 2019 at 10 a.m. at Subway Restaurants, 1111 S. Clinton Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802. All members of media are welcome to attend this event.

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More information about the club and the team can be found at or by following the club on Facebook (@FortWayneFootballClub), Instagram (@FortWayneFC), and Twitter (@FortWayneFC).

Anna Magner