2019

  • Sport Clips Team Leader Profile & 2019 Logan Trophy Winner Jeff Crummie

    These days, Jeff Crummie’s life looks a lot different than it did a few years ago. Today he is a multi-unit Sport Clips Haircuts franchise owner whose lifestyle allows he and his wife, Sherry, to go on vacations and adventures they had once only dreamed about, all while building a stable and growing ...
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  • Sport Clips “Doubled Down” With its Annual Huddle

    Sport Clips Haircuts’ recent annual Huddle might just have been the most exciting one yet. With the theme “Double Down”, the Huddle was attended by a record-breaking 3,100 annual meeting crowd attendees. This four-day event in Las Vegas, Nevada, had a dynamic line-up of guest speakers including ...
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  • Journey to Success Part 3: Signing to Grand Opening

    New Sport Clips Haircuts team leaders benefit from a comprehensive and robust support system right out of the gates, starting with finding an optimal site and continuing through the grand opening and beyond. Sport Clips is committed to its team leaders’ success and has created the infrastructure and ...
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  • ABC's of Franchising: National Advertising Strategies

    A franchise’s national advertising strategy is a critical component to its overall value proposition and should be examined when looking at a potential franchise opportunity. Strategically planned and well managed advertising initiatives have numerous benefits to a franchisee and therefore should be ...
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  • Sport Clips Team Leader: Chris Lake

    Validation Conference Call Team Leader Profile: Chris Lake (2 stores, Eastern Ohio) Chris Lake, like many other forward-thinking xennials/millennials, found himself concerned about his future in corporate America. “Being in sales, my job is cyclical in nature and layoffs are a constant reality. The ...
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  • Sport Clips Team Leader: Debra Sawyer

    In 2006, with two young children and a full-time job, Debra Sawyer found herself trying to strike the delicate balance between home and work faced by many working mothers. She says, “Even with my company allowing me to work from home about 75 percent of the time, I found it hard to manage it all.” ...
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  • Journey to Success: Part 2 Sport Clips Discovery Process

    You may ask yourself, can you trust the process as you begin your due diligence into a Sport Clips Haircuts franchise opportunity? For more than 25 years, Sport Clips has been a leader in creating a discovery process characterized by education and transparency with the goal to help both the ...
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  • Day in the Life of a Sport Clips Team Leader with Five Stores: Richard Buxbaum

    Sport Clips Haircuts Team Leader Richard Buxbaum decided early on investing in the right team members would be the key to propel his business forward. “In the beginning, it’s tempting to cut corners, especially when it comes to staffing, but once you do that, you cut yourself short. In the long run, ...
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  • Sport Clips Team Leader Profile: Rick Ohle

    For more than 30 years, Rick Ohle’s work week as hospital administrator was filled with 10- to 12- hour days in a suit and tie attending what seemed like endless meetings. “There was a lot of stress involved in my job. Things were constantly changing and being reorganized,” says Ohle. As another ...
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  • SPORT CLIPS HAIRCUTS RANKED ONE OF THE FASTEST-GROWING FRANCHISES BY ENTREPRENEUR MAGAZINE

    Sport Clips Haircuts was recently ranked in Entrepreneur magazine’s Fastest-Growing Franchises list. This highly competitive list recognizes the 150 companies with the greatest franchise unit growth in North America, based on data submitted for Entrepreneur ’s Franchise 500 ® ranking. Thanks to its ...
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  • Journey To Success – Part 1: Top 10 Characteristics of a Successful Sport Clips Haircuts Team Leader

    You don’t need experience in the haircare industry to be a successful Sport Clips Haircuts team leader. In fact, we prefer you don’t! With more than 25 years of experience, our simple franchise business model has been tested and proven to work. We have found that for a business model to work, it ...
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  • How Sport Clips Haircuts is Helping Stylist and Manager Hildamay Cruz Create Her Own American Dream

    Hildamay Cruz and her parents immigrated to the United States from Cuba when Cruz was a young girl. They started out in this country with very little, and upon their first Christmas in their new country, six-year-old Cruz received a pair of roller skates from a local adopt-a-family Christmas ...
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  • Sport Clips Team Leader Profile: Mike and Caline Wills

    Mike Wills always knew he wanted to be an entrepreneur. As a high school student, he even subscribed to Entrepreneur Magazine. It wasn’t until years later though, that he was finally able to make the leap into business ownership. After 15 years of working with large retailors as a merchandise and ...
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  • Sport Clips Team Leader Profile: Richard Buxbaum

    As a real estate advisor, Richard Buxbaum has helped countless franchisees from a wide variety of franchises find optimal real estate locations. Five years ago, he was sitting across the table from a franchisee he had just helped sign a lease on a great location and a thought occurred to him. This ...
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  • Multi-Unit Franchise

    Owning multiple units of a franchise is not for everyone. It requires a higher investment upfront and can take longer to establish, but it can also mean larger gains in the long term. Multi-unit owners also benefit from greater stability as their success is not reliant on just one location. As you ...
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  • New Sport Clips Team Leader Profile: Bob Garcia and Esthela Saenz

    For the past few years, long-time friends Bob Garcia and Esthela Saenz have met weekly for lunch. Over these lunches they often discussed their future goals. While in different places in their careers and personal lives, they realized they both wanted to take control of their financial futures to ...
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  • Sport Clips Haircuts Ranks #17 On Entrepreneur Magazine's Franchise 500

    Sport Clips Haircuts shows continued strength as a top 20 franchise for fourth year in a row Sport Clips Haircuts, the nation’s leading men’s and boys’ hair care provider, is once again among the top 20 franchises as number 17 in the highly-regarded Entrepreneur Franchise 500 ® . This is the fourth ...
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  • New Sport Clips Team Leaders: Rob and Tina Brodersen

    When a corporate merger resulted in Rob’s executive level position being eliminated, the Brodersens took a close look at their family’s future. They realized it was time to invest in their future by diversifying and expanding their portfolio. “With our youngest child turning 16 years old, I wasn’t ...
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  • Team Leaders: Michael & Beth McMahon

    About three years ago, Beth McMahon left her job as a human resources manager in northern Illinois to stay home with her two young boys. Her family greatly benefited from the flexibility leaving the corporate world gave her, especially because her husband Michael’s job in sales required a tremendous ...
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  • Learning Curve

    Starting a business is hard work. A lot of trial and error usually happens before a business becomes profitable. Mistakes cost money, so shortening the learning curve is ideal. By becoming part of a franchise system, you can significantly shorten this inevitable learning curve and reach your goals ...
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