Destination Athlete

Franchise Costs

Liquid Capital Required: $30,000
Net Worth Required: $100,000
Total Investment: $30,000
Franchise Fee: $30,000

Franchisee Options

Financing: Available
Training: Available

Franchisor Details

Incorporated Name: Destination Athlete
Total Units: 90
Year Founded: 2008
Franchising Since: 2008
Home Office: Lebanon, NJ
Awards: #216 Entrepreneur 2019 Top 500, 2018 Entrepreneur Top Low Cost, BOA Small Business Success

About Destination Athlete

Destination Athlete is a leading franchise company in the youth and sports industry. We are at the forefront of providing excellent services that are aimed at improving sporting performance. Destination Athlete is your number one destination in terms of providing state of the art sporting equipment for your team.

We are also saddled with the responsibility of helping young teams in the area of fundraising. Every aspect of fitness and sports is taken with utmost priority, and we leave no stone unturned in ensuring that a sports team excels. Extensive research in the area of sports development has been carried out by Destination Athlete, and we have developed a business model that can ensure the success of high school sports teams.

Our services cut across fundraising, sports apparel, and every other key area that is required for optimal sporting performance. We are focused on creating better communities by encouraging healthy competition among youths through athletics. Destination Athlete's franchise gives you access to a world of the unlimited business opportunity with an expanding market.

As franchise owners, you can provide sporting equipment, clothing, fundraising, and carry out vital functions to enable high school teams to reach the pinnacle of success. Franchise owners can tap into the ever-expanding youth market. According to a 2018 research by wintergreen, the youth sports market is worth about $15.5 billion in the United States.

As a highly competitive brand, we create a feeling of fulfillment and satisfaction among our esteemed customers all over the country. Destination Athlete provides excellent training and support to our franchise owners with our wealth of experience and workable business model.

We encourage you to join the Destination Athlete family and be part of a highly developed system that includes marketing, payroll, insurance, etc. Above all, let us work together to remain that number one destination for every athlete.

Values & History

Destination Athlete was founded in 2008 to encourage healthy sporting competition among youths in high school. Our vision is to make a positive impact in communities through athletics. Over the years, we have grown to become a brand that has been termed as the leader in the youth sports industry. We have evolved to be a platform where the sporting dreams of youths have become enviable realities.

For the fourth consecutive year, Entrepreneur magazine has ranked Destination athlete among the top 500 franchises in the world.

Industry Performance

Market & Competition

We have a unique business model that gives us an edge over our competitors. Destination athlete's franchise has a low-cost home-based and flexible business model, which ensures that they stay highly competitive. We also provide a national brand with a large vendor network and excellent training support.

How Much Money Can I Make?

There are several factors that may be considered before estimating a particular profit margin for your franchise. However, we can say with all conviction that the Destination Athlete brand is highly profitable due to impeccable service geared towards providing solutions to the development of sports among youths in the country, which is a vast market.

Purchasing a Destination Athlete Franchise

What Does it Cost?

The cost of purchasing the Destination Athlete franchise is $30,000. A net worth of $100,000 is required. The franchise includes training and support. Liquid capital of $30,000 is also required. The total investment cost in acquiring our franchise is $30,000. When purchasing our franchise, be assured that you are given exclusive marketing rights to a particular county in your state. By purchasing our franchise, you become our sole representative in your territory with viable expansion options.

Royalties

Destination Athlete royalty fees have a much higher comparative advantage than our competitors.

Additional Start-Up Expenses

Additional expenses for a start-up may include legal fees, insurance, equipment cost, travel cost for training, etc.

Ideal Candidate & Qualifications

Owners of Destination Athlete franchise share in our vision in building communities through athletics. We lookout for the following unique quality in our potential franchise owners, they include:

  • Passionate about helping others to achieve their goals.
  • Candidate should have a passion for sports.
  • An ideal candidate should have a relationship with high school athletics or a local sports league.
  • We should be able to relate with coaches, parents, or league commissioners to profer solutions for teams.
  • We should be willing to provide personal customer service to clients.
  • Have the option to choose whether to run a full-time, part-time service, or full-time with support staff.
  • Candidates should be willing to choose an effective operation in line with their schedule.

Training & Support

At Destination Athlete, we provide support and training in the following areas:

  • Training on marketing systems to improve sales
  • A centralized system of billing.
  • Provide training for the supply chain.
  • Training for closed vendor relationships.

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Available In:

Destination Athlete is currently accepting inquiries from the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia