Gateway Elite Club Information

The Gateway Elite Club season runs from late March 2022 through February of 2023 and includes training, league game play, summer camp, and various local, regional and travel tournaments throughout the season.  Elite Club is for players looking to play year round and to raise their game to the next level in U8, U10, U12, U14, U16, and U19 divisions.  Gateway is the top ranked club program in Missouri and is ranked in the top ten in all age divisions in the country by USA Field Hockey.

Important Registration Dates

Registration for year round begins each year in late January and concludes in March before the spring season.

Elite Club Seasons

  • Spring Season - Current Ks-12th Graders
  • Summer Camp - 1st-12th Graders
  • Fall Season - 1st-8th Graders
  • Winter Season - 1st-12th Graders
  • HS athletes do not participate in club in the fall due to MSHSAA rules
  • All seasonal club practices and league games...
    • Spring - April and May (K-12th Grade)
    • Fall - Late August, September, and October (K-8th Grade)
    • Winter - December, January, and February (K-12th Grade)
    • Breaks in practices/games in March, the summer (camp during this time), and November as we transition from one season to the next.
  • All seasonal league games...
    • Spring - April and May (K-12th Grade)
    • Fall - September and October (K-8th Grade)
    • Winter - January and February (K-12th Grade)
  • One summer camp (June or July) - Athletes may attend both camps for a discounted fee for club members only
  • Summer fitness training for rising high school athletes
  • College recruiting guidance for high school athletes that are interested in playing in college (additional fees apply for videos and NCSA)
  • Local, regional and national tournament opportunities and additional practices to prepare for those events open exclusively to Elite Club members (additional tournament fees apply)
  • Additional Elite Premier opportunities open exclusively to Elite Club members (additional clinic fees apply)
  • U19 - $545 - current seniors graduating in spring of 2023
  • U19 - $985 - Athletes born in 2004, 2005 and 2006
  • U16 - $985 - Athletes born in 2007 and 2008
  • U14 - $985 - Current 8th grade U14s born in 2009 going to HS in the fall
    • discounted as they are in HS in the fall of 2022
  • U14 - $1175 - Athletes born in 2009 and 2010 ($875 after June 1st)
  • U12 - $1175 - Athletes born in 2011 and 2012 ($875 after June 1st)
  • U10 - $1085 - Athletes born in 2013 and 2014 ($785 after June 1st)
  • U9 - $1085 - Athletes born in 2014 and later ($785 after June 1st) 

Important Notes

  • All club members (registered before the spring season) INCLUDE one summer camp - either June 12th-15th or July 24th-27th.
  • HS athletes do not participate in club during the fall HS season which is why their fees are lower than 8th grade and below. Please make note if you are in U14 but going into HS in the fall so you register with the correct fee.
  • Rising 9th-college athletes also receive Elite Fit Club in July included with their fees. 

Important Dates

  • $20 discount for early bird registration on or before February 15th
  • $20 late fee for registrations after March 15th
  • All 2022/23 club members continuing this spring, must renew their membership before March 15th when registration closes

Leagues are held in the spring of 2023, fall of 2023, and winter of 2024.  All leagues are included for Elite Club players and players will be automatically put on teams. 

Spring League Divisions:

  • PK and Kindergarten (Mini Sticks)
  • 1st and 2nd Grade
  • 3rd and 4th Grade
  • 5th and 6th Grade
  • 7th and 8th Grade
  • High School

Fall League Dates: Sundays, September 10th-October 15th

League Locations: League games are held at Villa, Sportport and STL Athletic Center (winter only).  

Practices are held during the weeknights between Mondays through Thursdays at our numerous locations including Sportport, Villa Duchesne, and STL Athletic Center.  Practice schedules will be emailed out before each season.

Fall Practice Schedule at Sportport - begins August 22nd through the end of October

  • U8 - Born in 2014 and later 
    • Thursdays - 5:30-6:45pm or Tuesdays 5:30-6:45pm if Thurs. is a conflict
  • U10 - Born in 2013 and 2014
    • Thursdays - 5:30-6:45pm or Tuesdays 5:30-6:45pm if Thurs. is a conflict
  • U12 - Born in 2011 and 2012
    • Wednesdays - 5:30-6:45pm or Tuesday 6:45-8pm if Wed is a conflict
  • U14 - Born in 2009 and 2010
    • Wednesdays - 6:45-8pm or Tuesdays 6:45-8pm
  • U16 - Born in 2007 and 2008
    • No practices in the fall - athletes in HS season
  • U19 - Born in 2006 and earlier
    • No practices in the fall - athletes in HS season

One summer camp is included for all year round Elite Club members that registered for Elite Club before the spring season.  Players can chose between the two camps... 

June 12th-15th - 9am-11:30am

July 24th-27th - 9am-11:30am

Note: Use code ELITECLUB50 for a savings of $50 on your 2nd camp.

These are the confirmed tournaments this spring that are held locally. Tournaments are optional and do incur an additional fee based on the length of the tournament. 

7v7 Tournament - April 22nd - St. Louis

Regional Club Championship and Regional Cup - May 13th and 14th - St. Louis

Derby Classic - May 27th - Louisville, KY

Midwest Best - September 16th - St. Louis, MO

Pumpkin Classic - October 22nd - Chicago, IL

Additional tournament opportunities will be emailed to club players and parents. 

After you register for Elite Year-Round Club, you can order your uniform.  

Please click here to order uniforms and apparel!

Note: If you are NEW to club, you need to get your uniform number assigned to you by Lynsey at BEFORE you order.  

Apparel is optional but encouraged!

Current National Club Rankings

U14 - 11th in Nation - 1st in Missouri

U16 - 11th in Nation - 1st in Missouri

U19 - 4th in Nation - 1st in Missouri

Link to the current rankings below

*USA Field Hockey only ranks U14, U16, and U19 divisions

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