Home of the Fighting Gators
The philosophy of our Athletic Department is to develop competitive student-athletes who demonstrate discipline, sportsmanship, respect, & cooperation. Through our championship-winning athletic programs & diverse extracurricular activities, students learn essential leadership & team-building skills.
Learning is not a spectator sport, so let's play!
Zach Threlkeld, Athletic Director
Coach Threlkeld is a 1998 Glades Day School graduate. He is known for his position as the starting quarterback for Glades Day’s 1996 state runner-up team. Returning to his Alma Mater after college, he has spent nearly 20 years coaching at Glades Day. Coach Threlkeld held an assistant coaching role for the Gators’ state championship football teams in 2006, 2009, & 2010.
GDS offers a championship-winning football program.
Middle School Football, Junior Varsity Football, Varsity Football
Cheer on the Gators' football program as a GDS cheerleader!
Gatorettes (PreK3 - 5th), Middle School, & Varsity Cheerleading
GDS offers basketball for both boys & girls.
Middle School, Junior Varsity, & Varsity Basketball
GDS offers a championship-winning baseball program.
Middle School, Junior Varsity, & Varsity Baseball
GDS offers a championship-winning Lady Gators softball program.
Middle School/Junior Varsity, & Varsity Softball