FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Our Club teams are open to athletes in U-8, U-10, U-12, U-14, U-16, and U-19. Club divisions are based on birth year, please see our club page for more information about which age your athlete falls into.
Our seasonal programs (League, Mini Sticks, and Prep Club) are offered based on grade and are typically blocked with two grades together.
Gateway Leagues and Prep Club are open to athletes in 1st through 12th grade.
Mini Sticks is open to Pre-Kindergarten Junior Kindergarten, and Kindergarten athletes.
Gateway camps are open to athletes rising into K through 12th grade.
Gateway Field Hockey has been providing programs to the St. Louis area since 1984. We have a well established and extensive line of programs available to all ages and ability levels.
Through our experienced staff of coaches, we provide high level coaching to all athletes. Whether you are brand new or well experienced we care about your growth and development as a player. We teach our athletes to be great leaders, teammates, and people on and off the field through reinforcing positive sportsmanship and a team first mentality. All of our athletes are taught the most current and ages appropriate skills and game concepts to further their field hockey game.
We pride ourselves on excellent communication and great customer service.
Yes! We love multi-sport athletes! Gateway promotes athletes to be versatile and play whatever sports they would like. As recommended by many college coaches, athletes 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!
Yes! During each Club seasons, our goalies have a specific goalie sessions where they are trained on the latest goalkeeping skills. Prep Club goalies are welcome attend as well.
We offer programs for all levels! We highly suggest registering for the Junior Prep Club or League. Junior Prep Club is geared more towards less experienced players. In league we have multiple divisions in each grade division to allow for beginners, intermediates, and elite players.
Weather delays or cancellations will be decided as early as possible and can be found at the following ways...
- Facebook @Gateway Field Hockey
- Instagram @Gatewayfieldhockey
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org
- We will email enrolled parents/players as well as soon as possible.
Yes! Any of our Gateway coaches can do private lessons. You may contact any of them directly to arrange lessons. We also highly recommend putting your athlete in one of our many programs so they can learn the game as a team sport.
Yes, if you are in need of a payment please contact Kate at email@example.com and she can help workout a payment plan for your family.