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June 3, 2021
i9 Sports named a Top Franchise under $100,000

Entrepreneur released its 2021 rankings for top franchises under $100,000, includes low-cost, home-based i9 Sports in listing i9 Sports was ranked No. 76 in Entrepreneur’s 2021 Top Franchises under $100,000. Our low-cost, home-based franchise is the perfect opportunity for investors

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May 20, 2021
i9 Sports is among the best sports franchises to buy in 2021

Choose an established, growing youth sports franchise with a fast-growing customer base Our fast-growing youth sports franchise was named among the Best Sports Franchises to buy in 2021 by franchise news platform 1851. We’ve been franchising since 2003, and we’re

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May 14, 2021
New group of i9 Sports owners complete first round of training

i9 Sports’ franchisee training gets new owners on the right path toward success Several new i9 Sports Area Developers attended their first round of training recently to learn everything they need to know about running a successful franchise. i9 Sports

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April 15, 2021
5 reasons to buy an i9 Sports franchise

The reasons to invest in a franchise are as individual as the franchise buyers, but i9 Sports wants you to know about these 5 value propositions   Warmer weather makes everyone want to make a positive change, and what better

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March 23, 2021
Webinar: What It’s Like Being a Woman in the Business of Sports

Three panelists explore what it’s like being a woman in the sports business as more girls and women are getting involved in sports Everywhere today are signs of encouraging more girls to participate in sports, through nonprofit groups, community outreach

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March 23, 2021
Danielle Smith of Georgia trades in military career for youth sports business

Single mom thought 2020 was the perfect time to strike out on her own with an i9 Sports franchise Last fall, Danielle Smith was a single mom trying to juggle home-schooling her 6-year-old son with her demanding job and pursuing

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March 9, 2021
i9 Sports rises 49 spots in Franchise 500 ranking

Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 lists i9 sports opportunity at No. 408, a big boost over the previous year i9 Sports franchise was ranked at No.408 in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 for 2020, a boost of 49 spots over the previous year’s listing.

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March 8, 2021
The i9 Sports Show podcast: What it takes to make it as a woman in the business of sports

Women have a place at the table when it comes to the business of sports. Two women working in sports today talk about what that looks like in 2021. March is Women’s History Month, so what better time to celebrate

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February 25, 2021
Former NFL strength coach becomes an i9 Sports franchise owner

First he worked with the Buffalo Bills, then the Indianapolis Colts. Today, Jon Torine is working with the kids playing with i9 Sports — and he wouldn’t have it any other way. Jon Torine spent most of his career in

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February 11, 2021
i9 Sports franchise review: Shannon & Chrystal Phillips of Chattanooga, TN

They followed their passion for youth sports into a business the whole family could enjoy It was always a given that Chrystal Phillips’ kids would be involved in sports. Her family was big into softball and she played throughout high

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