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On October 16th, 2017

One Couple’s Unexpected Sports Business Opportunity

You can pretty much call Erikka and Dustin Ault the dynamic duo. Or you could call them the hardest working parents in the youth sports business. Whatever you call them, this husband-and-wife team is rocking their Oklahoma City i9 Sports territory. Purchased from another franchisee in January 2015, the sports business opportunity came to the ...

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On May 31st, 2017

Franchising USA features Brian Sanders’ take on the 2017 youth sports environment

It should come as no surprise that youth sports involvement continues to be one of the most popular summertime activities, and the business of youth sports is booming to the tune of nearly $9 billion! With that growth have come hiccups, of course, and youth sports programs have sometimes deviated from the core values for ...

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On May 3rd, 2017

‘Idea guy’ SayQuan Scott Invests His High Energy Into i9 Sports

When SayQuan Scott told his family he was thinking about starting an i9 Sports business, they thought it was just another one of his big ideas. “I’m an idea guy; I have a million ideas every day, so they’re used to me coming up with ideas. They were like, ‘OK, Quan, sure, sounds good,’” Scott ...

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On April 18th, 2017

i9 Sports Hits the Field With a Forward-Thinking Youth Soccer Franchise

If you’re thinking about starting a youth soccer franchise — good play. Nearly 10 million children play team soccer in the United States, according to the Sports and Fitness Industry Association, and many families are looking for league options that offer a more positive and convenient experience. With i9 Sports soccer franchise opportunities available around ...

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On March 30th, 2017

Movie Producer Presses ‘Play’ on His Youth Sports Business Plan

Arin Finger is probably the only i9 Sports franchise owner with an IMDB.com profile. Not only does the Phoenix resident operate two i9 Sports territories, he also has nearly 30 movie credits to his name, including Sin City, Thor and Rise of the Guardians. His journey to i9 Sports is a story fit for the ...

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On March 16th, 2017

i9 Sports Helps You Find the Best Location for Your Youth Sports Business Plan

It’s one of the first questions anyone considering opening a business asks himself or herself: Where will I find customers? No matter what kind of business you start, it’s paramount to understand how to connect with a population that wants to purchase your product or service. At i9 Sports, we already know there are children ...

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On March 8th, 2017

Advance Your Youth Sports Business Plan With Our Proprietary Technology

i9 Sports haas created a suite of proprietary technology tools that enable our franchisees to run their businesses with ease.

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On February 28th, 2017

Ex-NFL Wide Receiver Finds New Calling With Children’s Franchise Opportunity

Sure, Marcus Thigpen misses playing in the NFL. Being able to perform in front of thousands of screaming fans and proud family members, and sharing close camaraderie with teammates are irreplaceable experiences he’ll never forget. After seven years, the Texas resident has now retired from playing professional football. But he isn’t hanging up his cleats ...

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On February 1st, 2017

i9 Sports Children’s Franchise Opportunity Gives Everyone a Chance to Play

Few things thrill parents more than seeing their children succeed. Whether academically, athletically or socially, it feels good to see your kid get a win. Even if they aren’t victorious, moms and dads want their children to at least have an opportunity to compete. The leadership team at i9 Sports® understands how these parents feel. ...

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On January 24th, 2017

i9 Sports Children’s Franchise Opportunity Offers a Better Option Than Other Leagues

The i9 Sports model was created to offer an alternative to disorganized and poorly run leagues. Many communities have parks and recreation departments that offer a range of recreational sports for residents of all ages, but these programs see frequent staff turnover and don’t have a solid foundation of teaching skills and sportsmanship. There are ...

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