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Fifth Time’s Definitely a Charm

For some, the third time’s the charm, but at i9 Sports we like to do things bigger! Instead of stopping at three, we decided to go for more – five to be exact. For the fifth year in a row i9 Sports has been honored by Inc. Magazine with our inclusion on the List of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies! Since 2010, i9 Sports has been listed along with companies such as Zappos, Intuit and Go Pro for our continued growth year over year. i9 Sports CEO & Founder, Frank Fiume, stated, “This is a prestigious recognition and one that we don’t take lightly. We have Read More →

Thumbs up to amazing growth!

29 Percent More Fun

i9 Sports Is Growing At Unparalleled Rate When i9 Sports reached over 500 venue locations and communities served there were a lot of cheers and high fives. But we were most ecstatic over putting the FUN back into youth sports in so many communities across the country! Yet, with over 42 million kids playing sports, there was still a lot of room for growth! As is the trend with i9 Sports, we set a goal and surpassed it yet again. Since the Fall Season of 2013, i9 Sports has increased our venue locations by 29%! Yes, you read that right! Youth in close to 650 Read More →

Persistence Pays Off

"I Want to Do This!" When Bruce and Sharon Trahey originally had the thought of buying an i9 Sports franchise the stars weren't quite aligned for them, not yet anyways. Being in a booming market, all territories in the Dallas/Fort Worth Read More →

What Are You Afraid Of?

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What's holding you back? It’s summer! This means camping trips, backyard BBQ’s, and the opportunity to make some big changes to better yours and your family’s future. But, there is always something holding you back. There’s a nagging Read More →

Happy Independence Day

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"Independence is Happiness" - Susan B. Anthony Read More →

There’s Competition? So What?

Forget about the competition

What’s holding you back? It’s summer! This means camping trips, backyard BBQ’s, and the opportunity to make some big changes to better yours and your family’s future. But, there is always something holding you back. There’s a nagging Read More →

What Does Your First Impression Say About You?

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First Impressions In life and in business, first impressions make or break the deal. Call it unfair, unjust, or just plain wrong but it’s true. When you initially meet a person that first impression stays with you and molds your impression Read More →

It’s Draft Day

Draft Day

Draft Day in the Franchising World Today is Draft Day – It’s practically a National pastime, and I think to most die-hard NFL fans, it is. Twitter is all abuzz with the predictions of who’s going to which team. What round will this person Read More →

Baseball and Starting a Franchise

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Striking Similarities Between Baseball and Starting a Franchise In my house, Spring starts a new season full of hope and excitement – baseball season! Growing up in Michigan I spent many sunny days at Tiger Stadium – the original Tiger Read More →

Stop Complicating Things

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Why Do We Over-complicate Things? We've heard this time and again – everything has a purpose and everything happens for a reason. Whether you’re making a life altering decision, such as buying a youth sports franchise, or something less Read More →