Ben Bocklage was raised in St. Louis, Missouri, and attended Chaminade High School, where he was an all-star athlete in American football and soccer. Below are some of Ben’s accomplishments during this time.
- 1991-94: 46G and 20A
- 1991: Lead team as a freshmen with 15G
- 1992: All-Metro Honorable Mention
- 1993-94: Team Captain
- 1993-94: 1st Team All Conference, All Metro, All State and All Midwest
- 1994: Parade Magazine #7 HS Playing in US
- 1993: US U-17 National Team
- 1995: US U-19 National Champion (Scott Gallagher
After graduating from Chaminade in 1995, Ben elected to play soccer at Notre Dame on an athletic scholarship. During his time at Notre Dame, Ben was a four year starter. He scored 9 goals his freshman year, which lead the team, and 5 were game-winning.
With the St. Louis Steamers SC, Ben Bocklage is the head coach and trainer of the 2006 boys blue, 2007 boys blue and 2007 boys white teams.