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i9 Sports

Manatee County, FL

Offering youth sports programs in Manatee, Lakewood Ranch, Bradenton, Parrish - Palmetto

Larry Jackson - Program Director

Office: 941-312-2400

Weather Hotline: 941-312-2400

Email: LeagueOffice83@i9sports.com

Larry Jackson and his wife Angie are veteran franchise owners at i9 Sports. They were introduced to i9 Sports back in 2006 when Larry coached his son Bailey's flag football team during the inaugural season in Manatee County. Shortly thereafter they took ownership of the league and in 2013 also took over the Sarasota/Charlotte county franchise. Between these two franchises there are 7 venue locations currently serving approximately 1200 kids each season. Bailey became the longest standing player in the history of i9 Sports playing in 280 Flag Football games over the years. The Jackson's have 3 kids which have all taken part in the i9 Sports story.

Below is a list of our Office team and responsibilities.

Larry Jackson - Franchise Owner
Angie Jackson - Finance Manager
Jenna Berquist - Marketing Manager



Emails are Firstname.Lastname@i9sports.com
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NEWS
11/15/2017
A message from Program Director Larry Jackson (Manatee, Lakewood Ranch, Bradenton, Parrish - Palmetto)
i9 Sports, the nation's largest youth sports franchise is seeking flag football, basketball, and soccer officials for our upcoming seasons.   Enjoy working outside in a fun and fast paced environment? We are looking for high energy, fun, reliable and service oriented people to officiate flag ... 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?


"Excellent coaches. Beautiful parks. All kids play and feel part of the team. No interruption of school schedule. Love that it is one day a weekend practice and game. Good communication through email and texts. "


"The program is well run and you rotate players in youth basketball so all have an opportunity to play. "


" Larry took the time to personally reinforce my sons "Eli" confidence. We're in our second soccer season and looking forward to this summer all-sports camp..i9 all the time"


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"I like how the practices and games are one day a week which works for our schedule. There are many different sports for every kid to try and have fun. My son has had fun And learned a lot in every program that he’s done with I9. "