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i9 Sports

East Oakland County, MI

Offering youth sports programs in Rochester, Lake Orion, Royal Oak, West Bloomfield

Chris Novak - Program Director

i9 Sports is a year-round, youth sports program with multiple leagues across Oakland and Macomb County. We pride ourselves on promoting a FUN, structured, and encouraging environment for kids ages 3-14. Our coaches are background checked and trained to provide progressive instruction plans designed by the pros. We currently offer soccer, t-ball, coach pitch, flag football, basketball, volleyball, lacrosse, and cheer!

Years ago current owner, Chris Novak, took a leap of faith when he quit his job as a CPA and opened his first i9 Sports program in Rochester, MI. With the help and support of his wife, Jackie, and three children, he has successfully expanded to Royal Oak, West Bloomfield, Lake Orion, Clarkston, Shelby Twp., Utica, and Chesterfield. Chris's right-hand man and brother, John Novak, his father, Mike Novak, brother, Tom Novak, and sister-in-law, Stacie Novak, have been instrumental in growing the franchise and creating a positive experience for all involved.
MVP Club
2013
MVP Club
Franchise Of The Year
2013
Franchise Of The Year
MVP Club
2012
MVP Club
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1/16/2019
A message from Program Director Chris Novak (Rochester, Lake Orion, Royal Oak, West Bloomfield)
Do you love being around children and teaching core values such as FUN, respect, and  being a team player? Are you skilled at the art of giving a “high-five?” If you answered yes to these questions, you fit the criteria we look for in our best volunteer coaches and will love coaching ... Read More
1/16/2019
A message from Program Director Chris Novak (Rochester, Lake Orion, Royal Oak, West Bloomfield)
Are you looking for things to do at home with your little athlete, but not sure exactly what to do.  Check out our At-Home Drill Cards for inspiration.  These cards give instruction, age range, how many people and equipment needed.  They are just a starting point so feel free to make ... Read More
1/16/2019
A message from Program Director Chris Novak (Rochester, Lake Orion, Royal Oak, West Bloomfield)
http://i9 Sports loves the hustle and bustle of game day – the kids laughing, the coaches instructing and the parents positive words of encouragement! To keep the atmosphere a positive place, we have every parent sign the parental pledge! http://Why? 31% of kids wished adults weren’t watching ... Read More
1/1/2019
A message from Program Director Chris Novak (Rochester, Lake Orion, Royal Oak, West Bloomfield)
We're excited to offer our i9 Sports families sporting options all year round! Please see below for a list of most of the programs we offer throughout the year!  Locations include Royal Oak, Rochester, West Bloomfield, Lake Orion, Clarkston, Shelby Township, Utica, and Chesterfield ... Read More
8/13/2019
A message from i9 Sports
We want to help kids find a sport or multiple sports they love, but we also want it to remain a fun game with friends! Find out more about why trying and playing multiple sports is an integral part of our programming on our newest blog post! ... Read More
8/7/2019
A message from i9 Sports
With school right around the corner, we know how busy you are! That is why we want to help you check some things off your list. Enter now to win a year of grocery delivery services for free plus a Target gift card for any last-minute school needs, or just to treat yourself. You deserve it! ENTER TO ... Read More
7/12/2019
A message from i9 Sports
We are giving away a free registration for your child to play with i9 Sports in your area. Three lucky winners will be chosen and announced on July 31st. There are plenty of ways to earn extra entries, so don't miss out on this awesome prize! ENTER TO WIN HERE!   ... Read More
7/5/2019
A message from i9 Sports
We understand that kids learn differently at every age. Through our age-appropriate programming, we’ve designed a curriculum for kids to master sports skills, build confidence, develop a love of sports and have fun! Learn more about how we design our sports programming to fit your child’s ... Read More
6/3/2019
A message from i9 Sports
We believe that part of helping kids succeed in life means allowing them to try multiple sports and various positions so they can discover what they like and develop their physical literacy.  Find out more about why your child should be sampling multiple sports by clicking HERE! ... Read More
REVIEWS
Why Do Parents Love i9 Sports?


"Excellent time for children to play and mingle. Professionally run. Regular updates sent to my mailbox on upcoming events and changes in schedule. "


"The team work and teaching the young kids the role "


"The recognition the kids get all threw the program. "


"We've been a part of the i9 community for 3 years. My husband coaches every summer for both of our kids and we all have a wonderful time. The staff is always so engaged and helpful. The parents really foster a "cheer for everyone" stance on sports and value the idea of kids playing together, learn
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"Every kid is encouraged to participate, there are no favorites, and everyone is positively encouraged."