Christopher Villa

Owner & CEO, i9 Sports-Puget Sound

Chapter Board Members - Seattle

Christopher believes when you choose to be a servant leader, looking at life through that choice, it turns everything you do from a job to a gift. He is the owner & CEO of i9 Sports-Puget Sound, Seattle's #1 Youth Sports Experience and a proud member of the national i9 Sports franchise network. Started in 2007, i9 Sports-Puget Sound grew from 249 young athletes in flag football to over 40,000 participants in flag football, basketball, soccer & baseball. i9 Sports continues to distinguish itself in the competitive youth sports market as a high quality, ultra-organized, sportsmanship-driven program focusing on safety, convenience and most of all, FUN! Christopher began his professional career working for Nordstrom, transitioned to private label footwear and culminated this chapter of his career with various executive positions for Topline Corporation based out Bellevue, WA. He received his B.S. in Environmental Design from University of California, Davis in 1990. He formerly served as a board member for Life Enrichment Optionsand is currently an executive board member of Athletes For Kids, a 501(c)3 enhancing the lives of children who have special needs and the high school athletes that mentor them. Athletes For Kidsbelieves modeling acceptance and inclusion strengthens and transforms our communities. Outside of i9 Sports, Christopher enjoys hiking, woodworking, any type of team sports, snowboarding, going to rock concerts with his family, travel and spending as much time as possible with his wife, daughter and son.

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