Youth Sports League Becomes a Family Business

When Chris Novak decided to change his life in 2008 and become an i9 Sports franchise owner, he had no idea how much starting a youth sports league would bring him closer to his extended family. After eight years of business, Chris now enjoys more time with his wife, Jackie, and their daughters, Sophia, 7, and Emma, 5. As a bonus, he also works with his brother John Novak, his sister-in-law Stacie Novak and his dad, Mike Novak. “All of my eight siblings have also coached at some point with us,” Chris said. “This has become a family business, and that’s been such a Read More →

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Here’s Your Can’t-Miss Opportunity to Start a Kids Franchise

If you’ve been waiting for the right moment to take control of your life and your career, this is it. The leader in the youth sports franchise arena, i9 Sports, is seeking passionate individuals to take the lead and start a kids franchise in 11 existing territories. Whether you’ve always dreamed of investing in a youth sports franchise or you’re looking for a career you can feel more passionate about, i9 Sports is your way to kick off a whole new life for yourself and your family. The Best Setup: This unique opportunity gives you the chance to step into a developed Read More →

Put Your Leadership Skills to Use with This Easy Franchise to Start

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Maybe you’re the person who always volunteers to head up a work committee, or you’re the one your friends rely on to organize your annual family vacation. You’re a leader. You know it, and everyone around you knows it. Now it’s time to Read More →

Why Now Is a Good Time to Become an i9 Sports Franchisee


Nation’s first and largest youth sports franchise grows nationwide, seeks entrepreneurs who desire rewarding career with high profit potential Now is the time to bring i9 Sports to your community. With a long-term vision to become the Read More →

i9 Sports Franchise Thrives in Honolulu, Hawaii

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Find out the secret behind franchise owner Roger Dequina’s success Roger Dequina’s i9 Sports franchise  is one of the most successful in the entire i9 Sports organization, growing from serving 160 kids on opening day in 2007 to having Read More →

Lucky Number 7: i9 Sports Recognized as an Inc. 5000 honoree for the 7th year.

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i9 Sports is ranked as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America in Inc. Magazine’s 35th annual Inc. 5000 for the 7th year in a row.  i9 Sports has set itself apart as an industry leader by creating a youth sports experience Read More →

USA Today features i9 Sports along with our valued franchisees

i9 Sports Flag Football

The Safer Alternative Growing concerns around concussions and our youth have led many parents to seek a safer option to tackle football. i9 Sports offers flag football as an alternative for families who want to enjoy the benefits of Read More →

i9 Sports Accelerates National Expansion with New Franchise Agreements


Youth sports industry leader adds former NFL player to open leagues in Texas i9 Sports®, the nation’s first and largest youth sports league franchise, announced today it has signed three new franchise agreements to accelerate the company’s Read More →

Small Costs, Big Payoffs

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A New Breed of Low-Cost Franchises Requires Minimal Investments As cited in the August 2016 issue of the Entrepreneur Magazine, Micah and Tom Nisley wanted to start their own business but didn't want to go into debt to pay for it. Read More →

5 Reasons Why You CAN Make a Living in Youth Sports

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i9 Sports helps franchise owners succeed and support themselves and their families For sports-minded entrepreneurs who are seeking a rewarding career, i9 Sports is the team to join. We have a proven formula for operating a successful Read More →