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

Top Panel
Monday, 25 September 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.

 Oct 16 Nov. 20 

GPSA Banquet

What:   Annual  Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
When:  Wednesday, November 15, 2017 (7 p.m.)
Where: Fortino Ballroom, Pueblo Community College

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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John LeGrand Klomp

High School: Attended Wesleyville, Pennsylvania H.S., graduating in 1955...Played four years of football (halfback and defensive back) and baseball (pitcher/centerfielder) from 1952-55.
 
College: Went to Penn State University in Edinboro, Pennsylvania and graduated in 1959...Played four years on the football team as a running back (1956-59).
 
Coaching Background: Begin his coaching career as an assistant football coach for three years (1960-62) at Grant H.S. in VanNuys, Calif... Moved on to become the an assistant baseball coach (1960-62) and the head football coach at Chatsworth H.S. in Chatsworth, Calif (1963-65)...Klomp made his way to Colorado and was hired as the offensive coordinator of the football team at Pueblo County H.S. (PCHS) for three seasons (1966-69) before taking the head coaching duties for the following four seasons (1969-72)...He was also the junior varsity wrestling coach for five years (1966-70) and an assistant track coach with the Hornets for three seasons (1969-71)...Klomp concluded his coaching career, spending three years as an offensive coordinator for the Pueblo Classics from 1991-93.

Contributions: After coaching, Klomp moved to administration, serving for one year (1972-73) as an Assistant Principal at PCHS, before taking over for the next 10 years (1973-83) as the school's Principal...He then worked for 11 years in administration as the Associate Superintendent for School District #70 from 1983-94) and also was the Activities Director for five years (1990-94)...Klomp has served as a committee member for the Pueblo Classics from 1991-94 and the Runyon Field Transition (1993-94).
    
Occupation: Klomp was a Teacher/Coach/Administrator for School District #70

Personal: Lives in Pueblo, Colorado with his wife, Patricia A... At the time of his nomination, 11 individuals wrote letters of recommendation.

 
  

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