Frequently Asked Questions?
What age groups does Gateway Club offer?
Our Club teams are open to girls in U-10, U-12, U-14, U-16, and U-19. While the club teams are typically for girls in grades 3 - 12 we do allow younger girls to participate if they are up for it!
What age groups do you offer other programs for?
Gateway Leagues, Gateway Camps, and Gateway Academy are open to athletes in grades Kindergarten - 12th grade. We welcome athletes from four years old - 18 years old at league and camp!
Why would Gateway Club be right for my daughter/family?
Gateway Club provides top level instruction to all of our club members. We teach our athletes to be leaders, teammates, and citizens on and off the field while demonstrating positive sportsmanship. All of our club athletes are taught the most current and ages appropriate skills and game concepts to further their field hockey game.
If my daughter plays in Gateway Club can she play other sports?
Gateway Club always promotes our athletes to be versatile and play whatever sports they would like! As recommended by many college coaches, the girls are encouraged to play at least one other sport to avoid injury and burnout. We practice once or twice a week to allow for other sports and activities. When our seniors depart after years of Gateway Club they have a love and passion for field hockey!
Do you offer goalkeeping sessions?
Yes! During our Club seasons our goalies have a specific session where they are trained on the latest goalkeeping skills! We also offer goalie training during our team training sessions!
Why does Gateway Club have a year round membership?
Like volleyball, soccer, and baseball select teams the Gateway the year round club program. The year round club team allows for consistent play throughout the year and it is cost effective. The year round club includes everything: all four leagues, camp, team training, skills and fitness training, and college recruiting assistance. All of these are valued at over $1200. By being a Gateway Club member the costs are reduced to pay a one time fee and include everything.
If my daughter is brand new to field hockey, what program should she do?
We strongly suggest registering for the Academy and/or League. Academy will be mostly beginners and league will be most beginners in the K-4th leagues and we offer different levels in the 5th - 8th grade leagues.
What if there is bad weather? How do we find out of the program is cancelled?
You can check the website at www.gatewayfieldhockey.com or call the recording number at 314-422-8998 to check to see if there is a delay or cancellation.
Do you offer private lessons?
Yes! Any of our Gateway coaches can do private lessons. You may contact any of them directly to arrrange lessons.
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