Offering youth sports programs in Kansas City, Northland, Liberty, Independence

Gene Gentrup - Program Director

Office: 816-839-6400

Weather Hotline: 816-292-2848

Email: gene.gentrup@i9sports.com

Gene Gentrup is a longtime resident of the Kansas City area and a believer in community service. He promotes healthy choices for kids through the Liberty Community Health Action Team, serves on the board of directors for Liberty Meals On Wheels, and helped start Liberty Communities for All Ages, which strives to make the city more inclusive to people of all ages. He has served on the Liberty City Council since 2013, is a past member of Rotary and Kiwanis service clubs, and has coached youth T-ball, softball, football and basketball.
While raising two daughters in Liberty, Gene and his wife, Patty, learned how youth sports can teach life lessons and build character and retain the key ingredient: fun. Together they’ve taken wisdom gained from years of volunteering, coaching, parenting, and cheering on their Megan and Abbie, added the playbook of i9 Sports and now “pay it forward” to another generation of children.
Kansas City, Northland, Liberty, Independence
A message from Program Director Gene Gentrup (Kansas City, Northland, Liberty, Independence)
Many of you have asked about an i9 Sports winter soccer program. We now have one! Beginning Jan. 14 we’ll stage our practice-followed-by-game Sunday afternoon format at Tiffany Athletic Zone, 8201 NW 97th Terrace, Kansas City in Platte County (just southwest of the I-29/Tiffany Springs Parkway ... Read More
A message from i9 Sports
Let's enter the month of November with a grateful heart. We have some great ways for the whole family to get on board and share their gratitude. Let us help you make this a memorable month through family gratitude traditions, savory recipes and charming table settings and home decor. Have ... Read More
A message from i9 Sports
With participation statistics growing each year, youth basketball is one of America's most popular sports for kids. It's easy for kids to start playing and it's not difficult to pick up the basics of the sport. At i9 Sports, we offer youth basketball leagues in addition to other sports, ... Read More
A message from i9 Sports
We are THANKFUL for you! To show our thanks we are GIVING away free i9 Sports seasons to (3) lucky winners!  To enter simply like i9 Sports Facebook page AND complete the contest entry form. We will select three (3) random entries on November 30th.  You could be a winner that ... Read More
Why Do Parents Love i9 Sports?

"Coaches are very patient with the children and teach them according to their age group."

Alejandra L.  (October 2017)

"We have two kids playing soccer for the first time. We have had a great experience with the entire i9 Sports program. We are looking forward to playing more sports within the program. "

Chad S.  (July 2017)

"I like the team attitude!!! "

Maggie A.  (July 2017)

"Very well organized and professional."

Beth T.  (October 2017)

"Great program, and family friendly with schedule times for activities!"

Ryan B.  (October 2017)