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On October 16th, 2018

Beyond good sportsmanship

Doing good is part of the company culture at i9 Sports. Two teams in our youth sports franchise gave a young boy and his mom an experience they’ll never forget. It’s easy to understand how a youth sports franchise would be a good thing in any community. But sometimes there are hidden impacts, good things ...

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On September 4th, 2018

What’s it like to be your own boss at i9 Sports?

Workers tired of the corporate grind found their passion in i9 Sports franchises, and found the answers they’d been looking for all along If you’ve spent much of your career answering to someone else, making money for someone else and generally helping someone other than yourself look good, becoming your own boss can be a ...

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On July 2nd, 2018

Why the youth sports business was a perfect fit for the DuPont family

Husband-and-wife duo introduced a needed alternative to overly competitive travel leagues in the Madison, WI, market For Michael and Rachel DuPont, “balance” has been a key theme of their success in the youth sports business. Work-life balance has made the business more satisfying. By working as a team, Michael and Rachel balance and complement each ...

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On June 1st, 2018

Giving back through business ownership

Community, kids and customer service made i9 Sports the right choice for this franchisee For i9 Sports franchisee Kathleen Seifert, our franchise offered a lot of opportunities, including the chance to work with kids and sports, the chance to give back to her community and the chance to be a business owner. Now well-established in ...

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On May 1st, 2018

Why fans of a brand can make great small business owners

Starting as a customer gave Atlanta-area franchisee Craig Magram a strong understanding of what i9 Sports brings to the table Sometimes the best way to understand what a business offers is to start as a customer. Many of our franchisees, like Atlanta-area franchisee Craig Magram, had their first experiences with i9 Sports when they enrolled ...

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On April 16th, 2018

How i9 Sports Franchisees Build Business

In this video, i9 Sports CEO and Chairman Brian Sanders discusses how i9 Sports’ unique model helps franchisees make a living through the thriving business of recreational youth sports. Learn more If you want to learn more about becoming an i9 Sports franchisee, fill out the form to download our free franchise report, continue exploring our youth sports ...

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On April 10th, 2018

Brian Sanders on Why Now is a Great Time to Own an i9 Sports Franchise

In this video, i9 Sports CEO and Chairman Brian Sanders discusses the answers to the three questions any potential franchise buyer should ask themselves: Is this business something I’m passionate about? Is this a business that has a record of success for people like me? Is this business one that’s going to continue to grow? ...

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On April 2nd, 2018

Why the i9 Sports Opportunity ‘Just Clicked’ for This Franchisee

For i9 Sports franchisee Todd Peterson, running his business provides enormous satisfaction, both on and off the field For Fairfax, VA, i9 Sports franchisee Todd Peterson, his business represents the way youth sports should be run. Initially he was just looking for a way to get back into the coaching he’d enjoyed in his younger ...

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On March 5th, 2018

How This Self-Starter Became a Multi-Unit Franchisee with i9 Sports

Our scalable business model can support growth for multi-unit franchisees One of the best parts of business ownership is having the opportunity to drive your own destiny. For multi-unit franchisee Jeff Mackey, that was the appeal of i9 Sports. He felt that he was at a plateau in his career, and he wanted to build ...

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On February 26th, 2018

i9 Sports Now Offering New Purchase Option to Help New Franchisees

The new program reduces cash requirements by $25,000, enabling franchisees to get started with lower risk and more working capital i9 Sports recently announced an aggressive new purchase option for those looking to buy a new i9 Sports franchise. For people with less liquid capital who traditionally might have pursued the lengthy, painful process of getting a bank loan, this provides a quick and simple ...

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