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i9 Sports Children’s Franchise Opportunity Offers a Better Option Than Other Leagues

The i9 Sports model was created to offer an alternative to disorganized and poorly run leagues. Many communities have parks and recreation departments that offer a range of recreational sports for residents of all ages, but these programs see frequent staff turnover and don’t have a solid foundation of teaching skills and sportsmanship. There are also hyper-competitive leagues that focus just on one sport. Often, these require a large investment of time and money, and these “training” style programs only expose children to one sport. They concentrate more on encouraging Read More →

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Idaho Couple Enjoy Youth Sports Franchise

When Toshia and Roger Lawless saw how much they and their children enjoyed their local i9 Sports program, they decided to become i9 Sports area developers and launch their own league. Of course, the transition to business ownership wasn’t quite that simple, but Toshia says once the idea surfaced to start a youth sports franchise, it seemed like a natural fit for the Boise, Idaho, family. “I had thought about owning my own business — that’s why I got a business administration degree — but I didn’t know what it would be,” Toshia says. “My husband was the first one who was Read More →