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i9 Sports

Wilmington & Jacksonville, NC

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

Craig Decatur - Program Director

Office: 910-667-2299

Weather Hotline: 910-350-8582

Email: craig.decatur@i9sports.com

Owners, Jay and Danielle Mechtly, are passionate about providing the best youth sports leagues in Wilmington, Jacksonville, Leland, Hampstead 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 & Jacksonville's programs include Flag Football, Soccer, Basketball, Zip Lacrosse, T-Ball/Baseball and Cheerleading for boys and girls ages 3 to 17. 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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2017
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10/31/2019
A message from Program Director Craig Decatur (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
10/30/2019
A message from Program Director Craig Decatur (Wilmington, Jacksonville, Leland, Monkey Junction)
Stop by and see i9 Sport at the Cape Fear Fair and Expo. We will be there the whole fair from Fridday November 1st through Sunday November 10th. Come by our tent to learn about our upcoming youth sports programs and enter for a chance to win prizes! i9 Sports offers youth sports programs ... Read More
10/24/2019
A message from Program Director Craig Decatur (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
10/18/2019
A message from Program Director Craig Decatur (Wilmington, Jacksonville, Leland, Monkey Junction)
We are excited to announce that Sunday afternoon Basketball at Roland-Grise Middle School is approved!   So we will now have Saturday Winter Basketball at Coastal Christian High School and Sunday afternoon Winter Basketball at Roland-Grise Middle School.   If you signed up for the Saturday ... Read More
10/17/2019
A message from Program Director Craig Decatur (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
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
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
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Why Do Parents Love i9 Sports?


"I love that the staff is so friendly and helpful! They have gone above and beyond to accommodate and to ensure that this Sports Experience is as convenient for me as possible and as fun as can be for my children."


"Team Work.... Well Helping Others!!"


"A great environment for a child to learn a sport or hone in their skill. The coaches are encouraging and welcoming. The combination of practice and games on the same day is very convenient for families. And the administration is very helpful in working with parents when issues come up."


"Easy on ramp to learning some basics of the game"


"I like that the convenience of having practice and games on Saturday's....it really benefits working parents!"