Archives for February 2017

Marcus Thigpen, former NFL wide-receiver, starts his own youth sports franchise with i9 Sports

Ex-NFL Wide Receiver Finds New Calling With Children’s Franchise Opportunity

Sure, Marcus Thigpen misses playing in the NFL. Being able to perform in front of thousands of screaming fans and proud family members, and sharing close camaraderie with teammates are irreplaceable experiences he’ll never forget. After seven years, the Texas resident has now retired from playing professional football. But he isn’t hanging up his cleats just yet. In late 2015, Thigpen launched his own youth sports franchise with i9 Sports. “I am very fortunate to be healthy and able to still be closely connected to the sports realm, and I’m very excited about our Read More →

i9 sports franchise player with trophy

i9 Sports Children’s Franchise Opportunity Gives Everyone a Chance to Play

Few things thrill parents more than seeing their children succeed. Whether academically, athletically or socially, it feels good to see your kid get a win. Even if they aren’t victorious, moms and dads want their children to at least have an opportunity to compete. The leadership team at i9 Sports understands how these parents feel. We know it can be so disheartening to see your child “ride the bench,” waiting for playing time and getting passed over in favor of more athletic kids. To make sure every child gets the physical, mental and social benefits of in-game Read More →