Young Athlete Center

General Info

Official medical provider for Lou Fusz Athletic — providing resources, injury prevention programs and medical support for LFA athletes.

The orthopedic and sports medicine team at the Washington University and St. Louis Children’s Young Athlete Center is dedicated to caring for kids of all ages with sports-related injuries. Conveniently located in the St. Louis Children’s Specialty Care Center - West County, the Young Athlete Center offers therapy and injury prevention space for sport-specific rehab accommodates running, jumping, kicking and throwing

24 hour injury hotline: 314–273–9200

General Info

Young athlete center HOURS

Onsite medical coverage by Young Athlete Center certified athletic trainers is provided  Monday-Thursday evenings, at the LFA Training Center

Young Athlete Center offers

  • Orthopedic Evaluation
  • Concussion Evaluation and Rehabilitation
  • Therapeutic Rehabilitation
  • Home Exercise Programs
  • Referrals and Education
  • First aid and acute injury treatment
  • Prophylactic (preventative) Taping

Our partnership

On-site medical coverage by Young Athlete Center athletic trainers at select LFA tournaments

  • Injury prevention training exclusively for Lou Fusz coaches and players
  • Streamlined same-day appointment access for sports injuries with nationally-ranked Washington University sports medicine specialists
  • Priority access to the Young Athlete Center and the region’s most specialized pediatric sports medicine providers offering  the full spectrum of care including medical and surgical treatment, physical therapy, nutrition and sports psychology
  • 24/7 injury line for Lou Fusz Athletic players : 314.273.9200

Learn more at and on a recent feature on KSDK.

Contact information

Tom McGowan
Lead Athletic Trainer

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