The Gulf Coast High School Marching Sharks is the largest student organization on campus and the face of the Gulf Coast High School Band program to the public. Membership is open to all students with director permission and each student I enrolled in the appropriate band class. The Gulf Coast High School Marching Sharks is consistently the largest marching band in Florida and is regularly featured in national performances. In the last five years, the Gulf Coast Marching Sharks have traveled to perform in the 2015 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, the 2017 Fiesta Flambeau Parade in San Antonio, Texas, and the 100th Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade in 2019. Additionally, the Marching Sharks perform each year in the Universal Studios Holiday Parade Presented by Macy’s and Disney Performing Arts Parades.