October 19, 2015 // Franchising.com // LOS ANGELES – Sky Zone Trampoline Park, creator of the world’s first all-walled trampoline playing court, announced today that Joe Sexton has joined the executive team as the new director of franchise development. Sexton will lead brand development efforts to continue the growth and expansion of Sky Zone franchises in new markets nationwide.
Beginning his franchise career in 2007, Sexton has worked all sides of the business model from franchisee support and training to business development. Sexton delivered on-site business coaching and franchise support to a startup children’s gym brand and played an active role in growing the brand from zero to more than 40 domestic franchises as well as securing agreements in several international markets.
Prior to joining Sky Zone, Sexton served as the executive director of franchise development at Mathnasium Learning Centers where he aided in expanding the brand from 450 units to more than 600 units. As the new director of franchise development at Sky Zone, Sexton will be working closely with the executive team to plan and execute domestic development strategies as well as provide support to new and existing franchisees.
“It is an honor to be joining the Sky Zone executive team, and to be part of such a rapidly expanding franchise concept,” said Joe Sexton, director of franchise development at Sky Zone. “I look forward to applying my previous experience in working with the Sky Zone team to aid in the brand’s continued growth.
“Joe’s extensive knowledge and experience in franchising makes him an ideal addition to our team to aid in Sky Zone’s national expansion,” said Jeff Platt, CEO of Sky Zone. “It is with great pleasure we welcome Joe to our team to lead this fundamental component of our business, and we look forward to achieving many more growth milestones with his support.”
For more information on Sky Zone, please visit www.skyzone.com. For more information regarding franchising opportunities with Sky Zone, please visit www.skyzone.com/franchise.
Since 2004, Sky Zone, LLC has created and built the world’s first all-walled trampoline playing court – a concept so unique it was awarded United States Patent No. 5,624,122. Sky Zone, LLC currently has 100 franchises open across the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia. Sky Zone Trampoline Parks feature a wide array of fun, fit and low-impact activities ranging from Open Jump, Ultimate Dodgeball and SkyRobics fitness classes to birthday parties, corporate events and other group outings. The franchise has been awarded various accolades, including being ranked 273 on the 2015 Inc.’s 5000 list, 55 on the Forbes America’s Most Promising Companies list, 152 on the 2014 Inc.’s 500/5000 List, “Best Gym Alternative” by Vegas Seven Magazine, “2012 Locals Choice for Kid’s Birthday Party” by Southbay Magazine and one of Entrepreneur’s 2013 “Fresh Concepts Livening Up Franchising.” For more information on the company or franchising opportunities, please visit www.skyzone.com.
SOURCE Sky Zone, LLC