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Gateway Rush Soccer Club

Executive Director


Joe Reiniger
Executive Director

Playing Experience


  • 13 year MISL, NPSL Indoor Soccer Career , Six time All-Star, 601 career goals
  • Two Time Champion(1995 St. Louis Ambush, 2001 Milwaukee Wave)
  • Finals MVP in 2001 Championship Series
  • 105 game point scoring streak (2nd longest all time)
  • Holds record for most 3 point goals in indoor soccer history


  • SIUE 4 year starter
  • 4th leading scorer in School History
  • 3 time All-Midwest Team
  • Elected to SIUE Hall of Fame Class of 2015

Coaching Experience

  • SIUE Assistant Coach (1997-98)
  • Interim head coach for St. Louis Ambush (1999) and St. Louis Steamers (2005)
  • Over 10 years of experience running a select soccer club
  • National D license holder

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Technical Director Boys

Ed Ratka
Technical Director Boys

  • Gateway Rush Boys Technical Director U9 - U11
  • U8 and U16 Gateway Rush United Boys coach
  • USSF National C license and National Youth License
  • Staff coach, Director of Boys, and Youth Technical Director BFC/Legacy Soccer Club 1995 – 2015
  • Staff coach SLSG US Dev Academy pre-academy u11-u12 boys 2008-2009
  • Director of Coaching - Belle-Clair Recreational Soccer League 2007-2008
  • IHSA referee 2000-2005
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Technical Director Girls

Jessica Bayne
Technical Director Girls

Playing experience:

  University of Illinois

  • 2005 Big Ten Tournament-All tournament Team
  • 2003 Big Ten All-Freshman Team

  Triad High School, Troy, IL

  • 4 year varsity starter
  • 4 time IHSSCA All-State selection
  • 4 time first team All-conference
  • 2003 NSCAA  All-American
  • 2003 McDonald’s All-American Game MVP
  • 2003 Athlete of the Year- St. Louis Metropolitan Area
  • Olympic Development Program
  • Member of the Illinois State team for five years
  • Member of the Region 2 team for five years
  • National camp participant

Coaching experience:

  • Gateway Rush Soccer club-current
  • SLSG Metro United Soccer Club Coach, Youth director 5 years
  • Centennial High school, Champaign, IL Assistant Varsity Women’s Soccer Coach 2007
  • Southwestern Illinois college- assistant coach
  • National "D" License
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Contact Us

Gateway Rush Soccer Club

P.O. Box 38 
Troy, Illinois 62294

Email Us: [email protected]
Phone : 314-288-9511
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