Archives for April 2013

Steve Cox, i9 Sports Franchise Owner

i9 Sports Franchise Owner Steve Cox Discusses Youth Sports Franchise Opportunities

When it comes to youth sports franchise opportunities, one stands head and shoulders above the rest. i9 Sports Franchise Owner and Vice-President of Franchise Development, Steve Cox was recently interviewed at the International Franchise Association annual meeting about why the i9 Sports youth sports franchise opportunity stands out. Please click here to watch the interview. Produced by Franchise Direct Read More →

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Why a Youth Sports Franchise Can Work Where You Live

A common misperception people who consider starting a youth sports franchise have is that they cannot compete with the existing local leagues.  The common refrain is, "You don't understand, it's different here.  These leagues are huge.  Everybody plays in them.  I just don't see how anyone could compete with them."   It is not as hard as they think. When you break down local youth sports competition there is usually either one organization that primarily serves all of the sports, or separate organizations for each sport.  Either way, each individual sport is run by one Read More →

Will Buying a Franchise Give You Work/Life Balance?

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Work/life balance is a frequent topic of conversation when I am talking to someone about buying a franchise. But what does work/life balance mean?  Is it more time with your family?  Is it the freedom to build your own schedule?  Or is Read More →