Keith Smith

i9 Sports® Announces Record-Breaking 2015 and Drives National Expansion with Nine New Franchise Agreements

i9 Sports®, the nation’s first and largest youth sports league franchise, announced today it completed the fourth quarter of 2015 with nine new franchise agreements. These signings set the company up for tremendous growth nationwide in 2016, with new programs slated to open in Virginia, Georgia, Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, Washington and New Jersey. Additionally, the company reported a 12 percent increase in network-wide revenue versus the previous year, making 2015 the most successful year in the company’s history and reaffirming i9 Sports as the pace-setter in the youth Read More →

Ken and Kenny Jr. Trager

Franchise Rookie of the Year

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 investigate owning an i9 Sports franchise, Kenny said, “I wanted to be involved with sports yet the thought of being your own boss was both intriguing and scary.” One of Kenny’s first thoughts was “Can you really make a living doing this?” Fast forward one year later and they exceeded their goal, winning the coveted i9 Sports ‘Franchise Read More →

i9 Sports® Announces Executive Team Promotions and New Hire

i9 Sports®, the nation’s first and fastest-growing youth sports league franchise, announced today promotions for key brand leaders including company president Brian Sanders to the position of chief executive officer and Kim Armellino 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 →

i9 Sports sits picture perfect in Tallahassee

Chris and Christy Prowant and Ory Pitts

After a year of being the official photography company for picture day at the Gainesville i9 Sports franchise location, Chris and Christy Prowant decided it was time to get in on the fun and join the i9 Sports franchise family! Chris, a Read More →

Happy i9 Sports Customer Becomes Franchise Owner

Jay Mechtly

Jay Mechtly and his wife Danielle are no strangers to the i9 Sports brand. In fact, all four of their kids played in i9 Sports leagues in the Keller, Texas area. Through their experience with i9 Sports, the Mechtly’s realized this was a 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 →