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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. Jay and Danielle are proud parents of 3 boys and 1 girl. 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, t-ball, cheerleading and basketball for boys and girls ages 3 to 14. 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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10/26/2018
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
10/26/2018
A message from Program Director Jay Mechtly (Wilmington, Jacksonville, Leland, Monkey Junction)
We just wanted to let you know about some exciting changes that we are making for the Spring 2019 season. We know that Spring feels like a long time from now, but we are starting to have people register already and we wanted everyone to know about these changes before they register. We are making 3 ... Read More
10/25/2018
A message from Program Director Jay Mechtly (Wilmington, Jacksonville, Leland, Monkey Junction)
At i9 Sports – Wilmington & Jacksonville, NC our mission is to help kids succeed in life through sports. There isn’t a better tool to teach a child the skills necessary to succeed in life than sports. Self-discipline, determination, teamwork and good sportsmanship are only a handful ... Read More
10/24/2018
A message from Program Director Jay Mechtly (Wilmington, Jacksonville, Leland, Monkey Junction)
i9 Sports is proud to be a part of the local Wilmington, NC community. Please join us at these upcoming community events! Trick or Treat under the Sea at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher. We will be there all three nights Thursday October 25th through Saturday October 27th. Come ... Read More
10/23/2018
A message from Program Director Jay Mechtly (Wilmington, Jacksonville, Leland, Monkey Junction)
Winter is fast approaching! Sign up now! The registration deadline is Nov 2nd. The start date is Dec 8th!  In WIlmington we will be at Coastal Christian High School with indoor Basketball & Cheer and outdoor Flag Football & Soccer this Winter. Win Jacksonville we will be at Jacksonville ... Read More
11/9/2018
A message from i9 Sports
We are so thankful for our wonderful customers and want to give you the chance to win a $250 gift card. Enter to win today so you can get a head start on your holiday shopping by clicking here! ... Read More
REVIEWS
Why Do Parents Love i9 Sports?


"Excellent program! My son enjoys it very much!!!"


"We enjoy that practices are right before the games. The emphasis is on sportsmanship and player safety. The weekly sportsmanship value goes beyond the field. I enjoy that parents can help out even if not coaches."


"I like that they emphasize teamwork, sportsmanship and inclusion above everything but still offer competition in a fun environment."


"organized, friendly, good introduction to the sport."


"I love that the practice and games are all on the same day, it's perfect for young children and busy families."