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

  • Various sports are participating in Summer Conditioning.Interested students should contact the head coach.
  • Summer conditioning requires a valid Pre-Participation Physical Form and the M-DCPS required Secondary Athletic Accident Insurance. All previous 2016-17 school year participating athletes have met this requirement. Any other student (including incoming ninth graders or transfer students) must complete the following physical (Tem porary Summer Student Athlete Information Packet) and purchase the following insurance (Summer Conditioning Insurance Link) in order to participate in summer conditioning until July 10th.  The pre-participation physical is good until July 10, 2017 and the Secondary Athletic Accident Insurance is good until August 2, 2017.
  • For students wishing to participate in athletics for the 2017-18 school year there will be a new pre-participation physical exam form. This form is expected to be available as of June 1st in the Main Office, from your prospective coaches, and on the school’s website.
  • The Pre-Participation Physical must be performed after June 30, 2017.
  • 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.
  • Pre-Participation Physicals: On July 11, 2017 from 5:15 PM until 6:30 PM we will be hosting Free Pre-Participation Physicals for any student interested in athletics for the 2017-18 school year.  Please be advised that the physical must be notarized prior to the start of physicals.
  • Barbara Goleman Senior High will be offering notarization of Pre-Participation Physicals on 7/11/17 in the Main Office Conference Room 4:00-5:00 PM for a $5.00 (cash) fee.
  • New this school year Gator Athletics will be using DragonFly Max to enhance the athlete, team, coach, athletic trainer, athletic administration and parents’ communication. On a mobile device or computer, please go to the link DragonFlyMax enter our Team Code of: ZCAWH2. Make sure to enter the correct role for you (i.e. – Parent or Athlete).
  • With DragonFlyMax athletes, parents, and coaches will receive real-time notifications about athlete injuries from the athletic trainer, as well as other important information from coaches and staff.
  • 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