i9 Sports

Wilmington & Jacksonville, NC

Offering youth sports programs in Wilmington, Jacksonville, Leland, Monkey Junction

Jay Mechtly - Program Director

Office: 910-667-2299

Weather Hotline: 910-350-8582

Email: jay.mechtly@i9sports.com

Owners, Jay and Danielle Mechtly, are passionate about providing the best youth sports leagues in Wilmington, Jacksonville, Leland and surrounding areas. In Dec of 2013 Jay was transferred by Corning to a new position in Fort Worth, TX. While there, they were introduced to i9 Sports as parents of 3 flag football players and a cheerleader. Their great experience as parents and their desire to move back to Wilmington, NC led them to open the i9 Sports – Wilmington & Jacksonville Franchise in 2015.

i9 Sports – Wilmington, Leland & Jacksonville's programs include Flag Football, Soccer, Basketball, Zip Lacrosse, T-Ball/Baseball and Cheerleading for boys and girls ages 3 to 16. These programs are offered year-round. If you are looking for a safe and positive environment for your child to make new friends, have fun, learn valuable life skills such as good sportsmanship, teamwork, leadership and more, Jay and Danielle would be honored to have you join them.
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A message from Program Director Jay Mechtly (Wilmington, Jacksonville, Leland, Monkey Junction)
There are still some spots left for the Spring season! Once an age group sells out registration will close! We will not create any more spots.  i9sports.com or 910-667-2299 Spring Programs: Jacksonville on Saturdays at Potter's House Church: Flag Football ages 4-14 Cheer ages 4-10 Soccer ... Read More
A message from Program Director Jay Mechtly (Wilmington, Jacksonville, Leland, Monkey Junction)
We are excited to announce the NEW ZIP Lacrosse Instructional League! This program that introduces our brand new 3 on 3 league play format for boys and girls ages 5-11. Our 3 on 3 format focuses on developing introductory lacrosse skills and making sure all players get many chances to touch the ball, ... Read More
A message from Program Director Jay Mechtly (Wilmington, Jacksonville, Leland, Monkey Junction)
We are proud to announce that Roland-Grise Middle School will be the venue for our Spring Sunday Afternoon Flag football season. The Sunday afternoon season will be for players ages 6 - 12.  Roland-Grise Middle School is located at 4412 Lake Ave, Wilmington, NC 28403. The season starts Mar 17th! Click here to ... Read More
A message from Program Director Jay Mechtly (Wilmington, Jacksonville, Leland, Monkey Junction)
Get $10 off your next i9 Sports registration for every friend you refer who registers to play too! Best part: there is NO limit to how much you can earn! Simply tell your friends about i9 Sports and when they register for the first time, you’ll get a $10 credit*. Simple. Fun. The more ... Read More
A message from Program Director Jay Mechtly (Wilmington, Jacksonville, Leland, Monkey Junction)
Have you served or do you currently serve in the Military? If so i9 Sports Wilmington and Jacksonville, NC would like to thank you for your service with a military discount. Use discount code "Hero" to save $15 off of any program we offer. This code can also be used by fire fighters and law ... Read More
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Knock Valentine's Day out of the park this year with our FREE printable Valentine's Day cards! Your kids will love addressing them to their friends and sharing their love of sports. ... Read More
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Ready to try a new sport? A sport that is lightning fast, high-energy, and fun for both boys and girls? i9 Sports® is excited to bring you ZIP Lacrosse™, a new lacrosse format that’s taking the nation by storm! ZIP Lacrosse is a fast-paced, non-contact, 3 on 3 game for participants ... Read More
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In the United States, it’s most often that football gets the headlines when it comes to concussions and their causes, but youth soccer players can also face potential concussion dangers. One of the biggest potential concussion causes is something that’s a common part of the game at its highest ... Read More
Why Do Parents Love i9 Sports?

"I like the focus on team work and putting rules in place that help the kids really learn to play. Ex: No stealing the basketball while dribbling so each child gets a chance to learn that skill. "

"My son has been playing for three seasons now, the atmosphere is great , the staff is excited and know most if not all the participants by name. We love i9sports "

"I liked the positive and learning environment for my son who was new to basketball."

"Great program without weekday commitment."

"I love that they have equal playing time for all children. It’s a great foundation for the fundamentals. "