How to get cleared for participation

In an attempt to clarify the process, the athletic department has assembled this guide that we hope will aide in guiding you through he clearance process. If you still have questions, email the Athletic Director at

We will begin the clearance process Thursday, July 31st and Friday, August 1st between 10:00am - 12:00pm in the CSI room, across from the cafeteria. See Athletic Participation 101 for details.

Document - Athletic Participation 101

Document- Athletic Participation Packet

Document - Updated Instructions for Sportsmanship Course

Document - Student-Athlete Authorization and Consent for Disclosure

Summer Participation

The deadline for submitting paperwork for summer participation has passed. Fall sports will begin August 4th, 2014, with the exception of Cross Country and Bowling which will start on August 11th.

Summer Volleyball Camp

Coach Torres will be hosting a volleyball camp with Rebelle Athletics at Krop this summer. You can find more information and the registration paperwork here. Contact Coach Torres directly with questions.

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Athletic Honors and Recognition

Dr. Michael M. Krop Athletics Department is very pleased to announce the following honors and awards for the 2013-2014 school year.

  1. Danna Gandelman and Alex Rothman - Selected to participate with Team Miami and won the Florida High School Coaches Tennis Association Championships. Their win qualified them for the National Championship in San Diego, California this summer.

  2. SFHSS Scholar-Athlete Award - Danna Gandelman was awarded the Scholar-Athlete Award for the month of January from South Florida High School Sports. As a result, the tennis program received a $1,000 donation in her name.

  3. Delta Psi Kappa Scholar-Athlete - Shirley Thelusma

  4. Gen. Chappie James Award - Silver - Daniel Egozi

  5. GMAC Champions - Girls' Water Polo

  6. District Champions - Girls' Tennis, Boys' Tennis, Softball, Boys’ Water Polo, Girls’ Water Polo

  7. District Runner Ups - Girls’ Basketball, Boys’ Track and Field

  8. First Team All-Dade - Jade Lubie - Water Polo, Danna Gandelman - Tennis, Naiya Oden - Tennis, Daniel Egozi - Scholar-Athlete

  9. NFL Players Association Scholarship - Shirley Thelusma

District Champions


  Boys and Girls tennis each capture their 15th title.      Softball completes a perfect regular season and wins

                                                                                        the District Championship over Miami Beach.


Boys and girls water polo each brought home another district championship in 2014.



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Dr. Michael M. Krop Senior High School
1410 County Line Road,
Miami, Florida 33179
Phone: 305-652-6808
Fax: 305-651-8043

Established 1998

The Lightning Athletic Program is a member of the Florida High School Athletic Association and the Greater Miami Athletic Conference. Lightning Athletics offers students the opportunity to compete in 15 different sports with a total of 30 teams competing at the Varsity and Junior Varsity level. We currently field 14 girls teams and 16 boys teams, servicing approximately 500 student-athletes per year.

Lightning Athletics has established a history of success, winning 9 State Championships and a multitude of district and GMAC Championships in its 15 year history. Additionally, individual student-athletes have collected accolades such as Miami-Dade Athlete of the Year, Player of the Year in their respective sport, and All-American honors. Most recently we were honored with the Miami-Dade Coach of the Year (2012) and two Co-Player of the Year awards in our tennis program (2013). Alex Knight also collected All-American honors as well as one being crowned as the overall State Champion in 2013. In 2013-2014, 14 of our teams qualified for and competed in the district tournament with 5 of those teams winning the tournament.