Gator Athletics

Barbara Goleman's Athletic department offers 14 boys varsity sports and 12 varsity sports for girls. We have numerous district titles in girls softball, girls volleyball, boys soccer, bowling, and baseball. Individual state champions in wrestling, and regional champions and final four participants in baseball.

Barbara Goleman Senior High has great facilities such as a new track, new softball and baseball fields and a newly refinished gymnasium floor.

Our Girls' Volleyball team leads the School in District Titles (97, 98, 99, 01, 02).

What's Happening in Gator Athletics

  • For students wishing to participate in athletics for the 2016-17 school year there is a new pre-participation physical exam form. This form is available in the Main Office, from your prospective coaches, and on the school’s website.
  • Students will also be required to purchase M-DCPS required Student Athletic Accident Insurance, prior to the first day of practice relative to the sport that they will be participating in: Football Insurance, Non-Football Athletic Insurance. The student will only be able to purchase the insurance if they have turned in a valid physical form and are eligible for athletics, as determined by the Athletic Director.
  • Pre-Participation Physicals: On June 28, 2016 from 5:15 PM until 6:30 PM we will be hosting Free Pre-Participation Physicals for any student interested in athletics for the 2016-17 school year.  Please be advised that the physical form must be notarized prior to the start of physicals. 
  • Barbara Goleman Senior High will be offering notarization of Pre-Participation Physicals on 6/28/16 in the Main Office Conference Room 4:00-5:30 PM for a $5.00 (cash) fee.
  • All students attending the physical must dress appropriately in shorts, t-shirt, sneakers and glasses or contacts (if needed).
  • Please be aware that the Required Pre-Participation Physical Packet is available below as well as in the Main Office or from the designated head coach.
  • In November 2013, Baptist Health South Florida launched a free EKG screening program for M-DCPS high school student-athletes. These screenings are available, by appointment, at five Baptist Diagnostics Centers. Each EKG will be read by a pediatric cardiologist and follow-up procedures will be advised when applicable. Help prevent sudden cardiac death, encourage your athletes to call 786-573-6000 and request an appointment today!
  • If You Are New To The Sport And Will Be Attending Please Inform The Coach Of The Sport By Sending An Email That You Can Connect To The Sport Page. If You Are Returning To A Sport Please Notify Your Coach That You Will Be Attending.

The Student Athlete Information Packet

The Student Athlete Information Packet is a PDF that can be filled in and printed from this link. You can also pick one up from your coach or the Athletic Training Room, 9-125, after school. The Pre-Participation Physical must be performed after June 30th of the current school year, unless they are completed here at the school. All packets when completed with all signatures should only be turned in to the Athletic Training Room after school until 2:45PM and 24 hours prior to the students first pratice. Gator Athletics Student Athlete Information Packat Form FM 3439 Rev. (5/16)

Required Athletic Training Policies

All students electing to participate in any type of athletic team must read the following document. View

Required Student Athletic Accident Insurance Coverage

Coverage and benefits information: English

Athletic Links:

  • In order to be in accordance with the FHSAA requirement to view the NFHS FREE course “Concussion in Sports-What You Need to Know” go to and create a student account. 

    • Within your ‘Dashboard’ click on ‘My Courses – Distribution – Active’ then click ‘Begin Course’
    • On completion of the course click ‘Download Certificate’ and then print the completion certificate and turn it into Mr. Flinchum, Athletic Director, in room 8-123.
  • For current and up-to-date information on proper hydration in athletics recommended by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Sports Medicine Advisory Committee (SMAC), visit: **HEAT ILLNESS PREVENTION**
  • For current and up-to-date information on concussions in athletics recommended by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, visit: **Heads Up: Concussion in High School Sports**
  • All students wishing to participate in football are required to view the “Heads Up” Video, visit: **Required "Heads Up" Video**
  • All students wishing to participate in football are required to view:  **Helmet Warning Memo**
  • There are other informative courses for students and parents by the NFHS and they can be viewed by visiting: ****

Athletic Department Administration Team

Mr. Joaquin P. Hernandez

Jay Flinchum
Athletic Director

Raul Costero
Business Manager

Seth Fogler
Athletic Trainer


Barbara Goleman High School : 14100 NW 89 Avenue : Miami Lakes, Florida 33018 : 305-362-0676 : Fax: 305-827-0249