Gateway Field Hockey Mission and Core Values
It is our mission at Gateway Field Hockey is to foster an enjoyable constructive learning experience for all athletes through teaching teamwork, competitiveness, and leadership. Our goal is to have strong teams among all the age divisions that love to play. Through our mission and core values, we strive to provide all athletes an excellent and informative experience for all.
Enjoyment - At the forefront of Gateway Field Hockey is creating a fun and enjoyable team-first environment that leads to a lifelong love for field hockey through all programs and coaching. Our club is focused on helping each individual player reach their goals as well as the team's success as a whole and the enjoyment to reach the goals of both.
Competitive Tradition - Gateway Field Hockey was founded in 1984 and has been a competitive feed hockey club for over 30 years. Our goal is to strengthen and maintain a top 10 club ranking in the country through elite level of play at tournaments, developing a strong pool of athletes within the club, and focusing on progressing technically sound athletes through a positive and constructive coaching style.
Respect - Gateway Field Hockey coaches and athletes strive to always lead by example in regards to respect and sportsmanship, our coaches always find teachable moments that allow growth and leadership among our athletes. It is our priority that our players, parents, and coaches respect the roles of each other and appreciate the importance of all parties in regards to all facets of the club, including team placement. We will always demonstrate sportsmanship and respect to the officials, coaches, and opponents.
Balance - Gateway Field Hockey recognizes the importance of well rounded and balanced young athletes. While we want field hockey to be a priority, we also know how important it is for athletes to play other sports and be involved in their schools and communities. We provide a balanced and safe learning experience for all athletes and coaches. We provide a variety of programs that allow for all levels of commitment.
Inclusivity - Gateway Field Hockey always wants all athletes to feel a part of the Gateway family. Whether you are a long time club member or it is your first time playing in a Gateway program, it is our goal to provide the same top-notch coaching experience for everyone. Athletes of all levels are welcome into Gateway Field Hockey and we truly believe we have some best coaches in the country working with all Gateway athletes.