Gateway Sports Academy & Sports Performance Training

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Gateway Sports Academy is a unique concept in the world of athletics. We believe that sports, along with the relationship with a caring adult can be used to change an individual's life for the good.

Our mission is to:    

  • Prepare boys and girls for life
  • Provide an exceptional environment for exceptional training
  • Provide an atmosphere and an opportunity for individuals to breath life into their dreams.

Our Philosophy 

Sports has the power to build nations, the ability to connect people from all walks of life, has inspired the generations of the past, and continues to serve as a beacon of hope for the lives of the future. The Sports Academy at Gateway Preparatory Academy is an educational and athletic endeavor aimed to help promote sports by providing a challenging and competitive forum to teach the sports  to all who demonstrate a passion to play. Focusing on the physical, technical, tactical, and psychological pillars of the game, the Sports Academy is part of a school wide initiative to build character, knowledge, and community within those who share the desire to practice their passion.


The Sports Academy

The Sports Academy at Gateway Preparatory Academy is an elite level sport specific training experience for anyone who possesses the passion to challenge themselves at the highest level both academically and athletically. Located near St. Louis, Missouri, is a program offered by Gateway Preparatory Academy to its diverse population of enrolled students on campus from the United States and around the world. From world class facilities to elite level coaching, The Sports Academy at Gateway Preparatory Academy provides a professional training environment for any passionate athlete with the desire to work hard and improve. Students registered with the Sports Academy will complete a full academic workload in the classroom on a daily basis at Gateway Preparatory Academy prior to their athletic specific training schedule in the afternoons and evenings. Academic standards must be met in order to participate in the Sports Academy as the combination and balance of academics and athletics must always be maintained. Success will only be measured by development with the end result residing in an opportunity to play at a higher level and continue to make your passion a career.

Our Staff

From the most basic training concepts to complex tactical understanding, the coaching staff at Gateway Preparatory Academy has the experience, knowledge, and ability to work with athletes of all age ranges and all skill levels. With a concentrated focus placed first and foremost on development, the philosophy of the program revolves around hard work, dedication, proper instruction, and improvement using sports as a vehicle to teach not only about the game on the field but, most importantly about the "game of life" off it.

What We Offer

The Gateway Sports Academy is a year-round training experience that coincides with the demanding academic schedule at Gateway Preparatory Academy. Our Elite Level Training Program will offer the following to any participant interested in practicing their passion:

  • Training at least 5 days per week from August to May.
  • Competitive matches year-round against local, regional, and national opposition
  • Specialized and designed strength and conditioning sessions at least 3 times per week.
  • Transportation, meals, and accommodation for domestic events and friendly matches on and off campus
  • College exposure through the academic calendar year
  • Academic Enhancement Classes
  • Half day academic schedule
  • Position specific training
  • Personalized fitness/nutrition counseling and profile
  • College  scholarship counseling and negotiation
  • Official visit coordination
  • NCAA recruiting process seminar for student athletes and parents
  • Personalized highlight video for recruiting purposes
  • All club/registration/ and tournament fees included
  • Multiple domestic trips off campus during the club season for college exposure
  • Rigorous College Prep Curriculum
  • ACT Test Preparation  
  • Mental Conditioning and Time Management Seminars
  • ESL Classes
  • TOEFL Test Preparation
  • Full Boarding (The Locker Room Dormitory) 


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