Sports Illustrated

i9 Sports Flag Football Program Featured in Sports Illustrated

With fall season upon us and football on TV every week, we thought it would be a great time to share a recent Sports Illustrated Article that showcases the growth and popularity of flag football vs. tackle due to concussion awareness. In fact, one whole town in South Carolina has decided against allowing youth to play tackle. Flag football’s popularity continues to grow each year as more boys and girls discover the fun and excitement of the game. Flag has also become a popular choice for parents across the country because it offers the benefits of learning the game Read More →

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i9 Sports Franchise Owners Set Their Own Schedules, Enjoy Thriving Businesses

Franchisee Steve Cox discusses the rewards of i9 Sports franchise ownership After a decade with our company, i9 Sports franchisee Steve Cox can’t imagine doing anything else. He loves everything his i9 Sports franchise offers: work-life balance, being his own boss and the ability to make more money now than in his previous career in the corporate world. “I was in sales management for a Fortune 500 company, and I hated it,” Steve says. “I had an interest in starting a business for a long time. When I found i9 Sports, their message resonated with me. Of the hundreds 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 →

What You Give Is What You Get Back

Jim and Becky Avers

Meet Jim and Becky Avers: You've all heard the saying, "what you give is what you get back". Jim and Becky Avers, i9 Sports franchise owners, live by this mantra when it comes to their business. "If you just focus on the customer, Read More →

Franchise Rookie of the Year

Ken and Kenny Jr. Trager

Meet Ken and Kenny Trager  As this father and son duo reminisced about how they first learned about i9 Sports, they recalled seeing a Fox and Friends segment featuring the i9 Sports franchise opportunity. When asked what prompted them to Read More →

From the i9 Sports Sidelines to Business Owners

“Our son has played i9 Sports for the past few years. We loved the organization of the programs, the ability to do everything online, and the communication. This league that we are in has been wonderful and so we thought we should bring Read More →

The Business Observer features i9 Sports for its’ Competitive Edge; Technology

i9 Sports President and CEO Brian Sanders

Would you think of a sports company as high-tech? Not many people do but i9 Sports has something that their franchisees can’t live without called Franchise Manager. It’s a homegrown software that was created all in-house. The software, also Read More →

i9 Sports® Experiences Record-Breaking Third Quarter and Continues National Expansion with Six New Franchise Agreements

i9 Sports®, the nation's first and fastest-growing youth sports league franchise, announced today it experienced a record-breaking third quarter by generating the highest number of registrations of any season in its history with a 10 Read More →

Franchising USA features i9 Sports Due to Booming Growth

i9 Sports

Franchising USA, a respected monthly publication focused on the world of franchising, showcased the growth of i9 Sports in its current issue. With four new franchise agreements since the first of the year, i9 Sports has grown to 139 Read More →

Mompreneurs turned i9 Sports Area Developers

Amy Peppin and Kelli Crandall

Meet Amy Peppin and Kelli Crandall, two successful i9 Sports franchisees and talented moms in Aurora, Colorado. These "mompreneurs" purchased their franchise in November 2010 and since then have grown the business significantly often being Read More →