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Category: Franchise Opportunities

On December 4th, 2018

Getting ready for another record revenue year in 2019

Our youth sports business is adding another sport to the roster and building on our 15 consecutive years of record revenue It’s been another great year for our youth sports business, and we’re looking forward to an even bigger, better year in 2019. We had a sit-down with CEO & Chairman Brian Sanders to discuss ...

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On November 8th, 2018

Can I replace my full-time income with an i9 Sports franchise?

Our business model reduces the typical costs of starting a new business, enabling you to build revenues and enjoy growth without a huge cash outlay One of the most common questions we hear from prospective franchisees is, “How do I replace my full-time income with an i9 Sports franchise?” We have low overhead, inexpensive marketing ...

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On November 1st, 2018

i9 Sports franchise review: Area Developer Joe Russo of Novi, MI

Russo and his brother were working for another i9 Sports franchisee when they saw the light and bought their own territory in West Oakland County Joe Russo and his brother Steven joined i9 Sports as franchisees in January 2016. After working in the recruiting and staffing industry, Joe saw the light while volunteering as a ...

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On December 18th, 2017

Step Out of the Boardroom and Into a New Lifestyle with a Youth Sports Franchise

You’re out the door at 6:30 a.m. on a dreary Monday morning. Taking a sip of your coffee, you prepare yourself for a long commute. The rain will add at least another 20 minutes to your drive. Your melancholic mood is in stark contrast to the happiness you felt over the weekend. You and your ...

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On October 27th, 2017

Why Are Youth Sports Franchises Better Business Opportunities Than Youth Tutoring Franchises?

From after-school programs to arts and music activities to youth sports leagues, options abound for people looking to purchase a youth franchise. Most often, they’re looking for a way to combine a promising career with the satisfaction of making a difference in the lives of young people. When considering your options, take a moment to ...

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On August 23rd, 2017

Brett Bales Combines Education and Enthusiasm for Sports Business Opportunity

Some people might be surprised to learn that Brett Bales became an i9 Sports franchise owner at age 23. But, the fact is, Brett had the best possible background to become an owner of the kids fitness franchise — he ran four i9 Sports territories as general manager under co-owners Mike Scantzoulis and Robert Fournier ...

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On August 7th, 2017

Unlock a Unique, Organized Youth Sports Business in the Salt Lake City Area

Salt Lake City area residents have a proud tradition of enjoying athletics and the great outdoors. From skiing to snowboarding to soccer, sports are central to the culture in the city and surrounding region. Now SLC-area residents can take advantage of a sports business opportunity that allows them to launch the proven i9 Sports franchise ...

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On August 4th, 2017

Add a Youth Sports Business to the Sports Scene in the Chicago area

From the legendary 1985 Bears to the Bulls’ NBA dynasty of the 1990s to the Cubs’ historic World Series win in 2016, it’s an understatement to say that Chicago is a sports town. With national championships in baseball, basketball, football and hockey, the Windy City knows how to score points. The love of the game ...

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On July 28th, 2017

A Wedding, a Baby and a Business — Have it All With an i9 Sports Kids Fitness Franchise!

Imagine starting a business. Now think about planning your wedding. And now, imagine doing both at the same time! It wasn’t ideal timing, but Ken Trager wasn’t going to let that stop him from launching his own i9 Sports youth athletic franchise in North Denver. Waiting just wasn’t an option for him and his wife, ...

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On June 27th, 2017

Mom and Salesperson Finally Finds a Fit With Sports Business Opportunity

Because Sharon Trahey has five adult children, she’s been to many children’s sporting events in her day. And she’s seen some nasty things. “Kids were cussed at by coaches; I saw many arguments. I’ve even seen parents get arrested right at the field,” Trahey said. That all changed when she witnessed an i9 Sports game ...

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