GPSA Locations

GPSA Office
P.O. Box 413
Pueblo, CO 81002

GPSA Room
Massari Arena
Colo State Univ.- Pueblo
Pueblo, CO 81007

Hall of Fame Wall
Thatcher Building (Main Floor)
5th and Main
Pueblo, CO 81003

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Tuesday, 21 November 2017

GPSA Meetings

Below is a list of remaining meetings dates for the GPSA during the 2017 calendar year. All meeting held on the third Monday from Jan. to May and Aug. through Nov. in the GPSA at Massari Arena. Dates are subject to change if necessary.

 Nov. 20

Application Deadline

The deadline for nominations each year is Aug. 1.  Go to the Application Tab above to download and fill out an application today.

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Charles R. "Chuck" DePietro

Before High School: Made All-Star team as a pitcher while participating in Old Timers League.
 
High School: Attended Pueblo Central H.S. year, graduating in 1951...Four-year letterman on the Wildcats football team playing quarterback (1948-51)...DePietro helped lead Central to the South Central League Championship his sophomore year... Named All Conference quarterback in 1950... Played four seasons on Wildcats basketball team (1949-52)... Chuck also played 3rd base on Central's baseball team for three years (1950-52)...He helped the Wildcats to the 1st CHSAA State Baseball Championship in 1950... Played American Legion ball during the summers.

College: Went to Pueblo Jr. College (PJC)... Played basketball for two seasons at PJC and was named the co-captain (1953-54)... DePietro won the Bill McClatchey Trophy in 1954 for Best Free Throw Percentage of the year and the Harry Simmons Trophy "Dave Preston Trophy" as the Best Basketball Player of the Year...Finished his college education at Colorado State College (UNC) Greeley, CO graduating in 1956.

Coaching Career: DePietro coached several softball teams that participated in Regional & State Tournaments for seven years (1952-59)...He was a teacher/coach for one year at Corwin Middle School (1958-59)...Took over the reins of the Pueblo South baseball program in 1959 for four years (until 1962) and led the Colts to the 1962 South Central League Champions and a second place finish in the state tournament that same year...Named head football coach at Pueblo South H.S. in 1962 and coached the Colts for four seasons (until 1965), posting a record of 17 wins, 20 losses and 4 ties...DePietro served for nine years (1967-75) as the head basketball coach at Pueblo South...He coached the Colts to three South Central League Championships, won the State 3A Consolation Championship, and placed 2nd at state.... The 1975 Team has been considered, by many, the best team ever in Pueblo...Chuck was twice named the South Central League "Coach-of-the-Year" and Pueblo's "Coach-of-the-Year" four times...DePietro coached the South All-State Basketball Team to victory in summer of 1972...He also spent two years (1995-96) coaching 7th and 8th Grade Basketball teams.

Officiating Career: DePietro spent 18 years Officiating football games and served as President of the Pueblo Study group from 1984-1985...

Achievements: Chuck was chosen the outstanding Athlete at Central High School, and winner of the Clair Bee Sportsmanship Award in 1952...DePietro was the only coach at Pueblo South H.S, to win the South Central League Championship in three different sports (football, basketball and baseball).

Occupation:  U.S. Army; Teacher/Coach - School District #60 - Pueblo South H.S.

Personal: Lives in Pueblo.

 

 

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