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Team Are you considering trying out for a Gateway Rush select soccer team for the 2020-2021 season?

If you are considering whether to transition from recreational to club soccer, or if you are searching for more advanced training please review the information below.

ID Sessions

  • Gateway Rush will be holding Virtual ID Sessions, due to COVID-19, to evaluate players for the upcoming season.
  • These  are open to any player interested in Gateway Rush.
    • If you are new to Gateway Rush and would like to attend the Virtual ID sessions, please click HERE for more information.

Tryouts

  • DUE TO COVID-19 WE HAVE NOT POSTED TRYOUT DATES/TIMES.  WE HOPE TO HAVE TRYOUTS IN EARLY JUNE, HOWEVER, WE NEED TO WAIT FOR DIRECTION FROM IYSA AND US YOUTH SOCCER.  PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE AND SOCIAL MEDIA PAGES REGULARLY FOR UPDATES.
  • All tryouts will be held at Reiniger Memorial Soccer Park (RMSP).
    • Facility information can be found here.
  • All tryout participants must register for tryouts by clicking the Register button in the upper right hand corner located at http://www.gatewayrush.com.
    • Complete the registration process by filling out all application information.

Costs of Club Soccer

  • Gateway Rush is committed to keeping youth club soccer affordable.
  • Gateway Rush offers opportunities for individuals and teams to reduce fees by participating in fundraisers.

 Club Fees

  • Gateway Rush’s Board of Directors set club fees before each season. Club fee information for the each season will be available before tryouts begin.
    • Payment Plans are available.
  • Club Fees can be used for the following (this is not an all-inclusive list):
    • Field use
    • Club Training
    • Winter Club Training
    • Team Training
    • Club Staff
    • Club administration for the website, event registration, rosters & required forms, and other administrative duties

Team Fees

  • Individual teams need to assess fees to cover the following:
    • league fees
    • Tournament entry fees
    • Indoor
    • Any other charges for which the team is responsible.
      • Team coaches manage their teams’ budgets.
        • Team fees will vary by team

 Level of Commitment

  • Length of Season
    •  The United States Youth Soccer Association rules set the season year from August 1 through July 31 of the following year.

Training Months

  • Fall training typically begins in August and ends mid-November.
  • From November to early February, teams often participate in less-intensive activities like Futsal or indoor soccer with limited training sessions.
  • Spring Training typically begins in February and ends mid-May.

Training Frequency

  • Teams U15 and older typically train 2-3 times per week.
  • Younger teams will practice twice per week.
  • Youth Training session range from an hour to an hour and a half depending on age.

Travel

  • Gateway Rush youth teams (u8+) typically play in the St. Louis Youth Soccer Association (SLYSA).
  • SLYSA hosts league games at many different complexes throughout the greater St. Louis region.
    • Games will be played in both Illinois and Missouri.

Tournaments

  • Gateway Rush youth teams (u9+) vary on how many tournaments they will participate in.
    • Most teams have participated in 1-3 tournaments in the fall and 1 or 2 in the spring.
  • Most (u10+) teams will travel (will require hotel stay) to tournaments typically 1-2 times a year.
  • The older teams may require more out-of-town travel.

 If you have any further question please email [email protected].