- 2023 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
- Initial investment
$34K - $126K
- Units as of 2022
83 33% over 3 years
TGA Premier Sports is a youth-oriented franchise that offers school-based sports enrichment programs, camps, and leagues. Created in 2002 and franchising since 2006, the concept originally focused on golf until it branched out to include tennis, flag football, ultimate frisbee, volleyball, and other sports. The mission is to provide youth with a well-rounded education by combining academics with physical activity, character development, and general life skills.
Suppose you are a sports enthusiast looking for business opportunities. In that case, a TGA Premier Sports offers a franchise model which may allow you to contribute to the development of young people while making a welcome impact on their communities.
Why You May Want to Start a TGA Premier Sports Franchise
Owning a TGA Premier Sports franchise may come with great flexibility. You can choose to operate within a whole region or a specific area, deciding if you want to be more hands-on or hire people while you concentrate on growing the business. You can also choose which programs you want to offer, depending on which sports you and your community are most passionate about. Furthermore, your location can operate as a home-based business, furthering your flexibility.
Of course, with flexibility comes a healthier work-life balance arising from the fact that you are your own boss and have that rare chance to affect the lives of people around you positively.
What Might Make a TGA Premier Sports Franchise a Good Choice?
To be a part of the TGA Premier Sports team, you should make sure you're financially ready for an initial investment made up of a franchise fee and other startup costs. You should also be prepared for ongoing fees, which will include royalty fees and potential renewal fees.
The franchise's proprietary curriculum was developed with top sports-regulating bodies and educators based on the American Development Model.
As a franchisee, you may get in-depth training, online resources, marketing materials, IT support and purchasing power. You may also receive a starter kit as soon as you’re in on the program, including an equipment and supply package per sport for your first five programs, branded office supplies (letterhead, envelopes, and more), TGA coach uniforms, and branded equipment and apparel for the children. You may also get the chance to apply for grants and scholarships from the franchise’s sports foundation for underfunded families in the area you serve.
How To Open a TGA Premier Sports Franchise
If you match the TGA Premier Sports requirements, you may qualify to open a franchise. The team may respond to you directly and tell you more about the brand, what they do, the people behind it, and what they’re looking for in a franchisee. If chosen to continue, you will also be given a list of current franchise and their contact information so you can talk to them and listen to their experiences.
The TGA Premier Sports team will send you more detailed information and examine your local market. If you meet all the requirements, you will be awarded an exclusive geographic franchise agreement. Soon, you will be running a TGA Premier Sports location that positively impacts the children in your community.
About TGA Premier Sports
- Children's Businesses
- Related Categories
- Children's Fitness Programs, Miscellaneous Children's Businesses, Fitness , Children's Education/Enrichment
- Parent Company
- Youth Athletes United
- Laura Sappington, Ops
- Corporate Address
606 Columbus Ave.
New York, NY 10034
- Franchising Since
- 2006 (2023-2006 years)
- # of employees at HQ
- Where seeking
This company is offering new franchisees throughout the US.
This company is offering new franchisees worldwide.
- # of Units
- 83 (as of 2022)
Information for Franchisees
Here's what you need to know if you're interested in opening a TGA Premier Sports franchise.
Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees
Here's what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.
- Initial Franchise Fee
- $30,000 - $60,000
Definition: The initial fee paid to a franchisor to join their system
What you need to know: Found in Item 5 of the FDD, this may be a flat fee, or may vary based on territory size, experience, or other factors.The franchise fee is an up-front (one-time) cost that a new franchisee pays to the franchisor. This fee is usually due at the signing of the franchise agreement and covers the right to use the franchisor's trademarks, name, and related business systems.
- Initial Investment
- $33,800 - $125,600
Definition: The total amount necessary to begin operation of the franchise
What you need to know: The initial investment includes the franchise fee, along with other startup expenses such as real estate, equipment, supplies, business licenses, and working capital. This is outlined in a chart in Item 7 of the FDD, showing a range of possible costs from low to high.
- Net Worth Requirement
Definition: The minimum net worth you must have in order to qualify to become a franchisee of this company
What you need to know: Net worth is the value of a person's assets minus liabilities. Assets include cash, stocks, retirement accounts, and real estate. Liabilities include items like mortgages, car payments, and credit card debt.
- Cash Requirement
Definition: The minimum liquid capital you must have available in order to qualify to become a franchisee of this company.
- Veteran Incentives
- 10% off franchise fee
Definition: A discount or other incentive offered to military veterans who buy a franchise with this company.
- Royalty Fee
Definition: A ongoing fee paid to the franchisor on a regular basis.
What you need to know: Most franchisors require franchisees to pay an ongoing royalty fee, which is detailed in Item 6 of the FDD. This fee is typically a percentage of weekly or monthly gross sales, but may also be a flat weekly, monthly, or annual fee.
- Ad Royalty Fee
Definition: An going fee paid to the franchisor on a regular basis to support advertising or marketing efforts.
What you need to know: This may also be called advertising fee, marketing fee, brand fund fee, and more, but the basic purpose is the same-- to support promotion of the brand systemwide. As with the royalty fee, it is detailed in Item 6 of the FDD, and can be a percentage of weekly or monthly gross sales or a weekly, monthly, or annual fee.
- Term of Agreement
- 10 years
Definition: The length of time your franchise agreement will last.
What you need to know: Franchise terms are typically anywhere from 5 to 20 years in length, but are sometimes instead dependent on factors such as the term of your lease. Once your term is up, you may have the option to renew your agreement, typically for a smaller fee than the original franchise fee.
- Is franchise term renewable?
Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.
- In-House Financing
- TGA Premier Sports offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee
- Third Party Financing
- TGA Premier Sports has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll
Training & Support Offered
Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.
- On-The-Job Training
- 40 hours
- Classroom Training
- 18 hours
- Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-opsNewsletterMeetings & ConventionsGrand OpeningOnline SupportSecurity & Safety ProceduresField OperationsProprietary SoftwareFranchisee Intranet Platform
- Marketing Support
Co-op AdvertisingAd TemplatesNational MediaRegional AdvertisingSocial MediaSEOWebsite DevelopmentEmail MarketingLoyalty Program/App
Additional details about running this franchise.
- Is absentee ownership allowed?
- Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Definition: The business can be run from your home and/or a vehicle, and it is not necessary to have a retail facility, office space, or warehouse.
- Can this franchise be run part time?
Definition: This business can be run by the owner on a part-time basis (less than 40 hours per week) and/or as a side business; it is not necessary for the business to be open/run full-time.
- Are exclusive territories available?
Definition: An exclusive territory is a fixed area in which you are given the right to operate and in which no other units of the same franchise may be opened.
What you need to know: Territory size may be based on factors such as radius, population size, zip codes, and more. Details can be found in Item 12 of the FDD.
Interested in ownership opportunities like TGA Premier Sports? Request a free consultation with a Franchise Advisor now.
Franchise 500 Ranking History
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