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i9 Sports

North Mecklenburg/ S. Iredell, NC

Offering youth sports programs in Charlotte, Huntersville, Lake Norman, Mooresville

Tom Cunningham - Program Director

Office: 704-766-0633

Weather Hotline: 704-625-0686

Email: Tom.Cunningham@i9sports.com

I grew up playing sports; baseball, football, basketball, soccer and wall-ball with my younger brother. My mom was a single mother and we struggled financially but she made sure that my brother and I had structure, exercise and playmates during the hardest of times.

Sports have defined my life in many ways. I played rugby in college and continued on a men's team after graduation. I learned many rules for my everyday life through those sports; show up, come prepared, be a team player, help others and always give it your all and leave everything on the field.

I hope when you entrust your children to us at i9 you know that we are teaching them these life skills while playing their favorite sports. I am so thankful that I have been able to foster my love of sports and make it a career and I feel so blessed to be a part of i9.

At i9 we are a family, learning healthy competition and life lessons together, and I am so glad you are a part of it!
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8/5/2013
A message from Program Director Tom Cunningham (Charlotte, Huntersville, Lake Norman, Mooresville)
We're excited to offer our i9 Sports family members a brand new website! Here are a few benefits of the new and improved i9sports.com: •Easily Find a Program Near You! Quickly see programs by location, sport, season or all of the above. •Sign Up for a Program with a Few Clicks! Registration ... Read More
4/16/2020
A message from i9 Sports
Kids have some pretty hilarious, smart, and interesting things to say. We created this fun list of questions for you to ask your kids and hear their thoughts. It's guaranteed to provide some laughs and lots of fun. We look forward to seeing what they say, especially to question #8. That's ... Read More
2/3/2020
A message from i9 Sports
“While some of our Senior leagues might offer a boys or girls-only league for a more competitive offering, we recommend kids play coed sports under the age of 10,” said Alli Wentzell, Director of Sports Programming and Education at i9 Sports.  Learn more about why we play coed in our ... Read More
11/18/2019
A message from i9 Sports
Trying a sport for the first time can be challenging for any kid. Feeling confident about where to stand, when to shoot and what to do can be tough, especially for a child with autism.   But with the help of an encouraging basketball coach and a positive atmosphere at i9 Sports, 11-year-old Zenaiya's ... 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
REVIEWS
Why Do Parents Love i9 Sports?


"Great communication and all activities have been great and well organized."


"Love the flag football program (even with the few hiccups of the scheduling). Our coaches are great. I do think there shouldn’t be double headers in the 4-6 year old age group; it is too much for those little ones."


"I and my daughter are enjoying the experience. It has been a learning experience. I wish I had a little longer time to teach. The playing same day has good and bad because the time to coach kids without pressure of time and game considerations is hard. Girls playing with boys is also a challeng
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"Flag football is well organized and i9 does a good job of letting us know if games are cancelled or on delay due to weather."


"Good. Great exposure for my.child"