GPSA Locations

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

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
Sunday, 18 February 2018

GPSA Meetings

Below is a list of remaining meetings dates for the GPSA during the 2018 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.

Feb. 19 Mar. 19 Apr. 16 May 21
Aug. 20 Sept. 17 Oct. 15


Application Deadline

The deadline for nominations each year is Aug. 1.  The 2018 Banquet is tentatively set for Wednesday, Nov. 14. Go to the Application Tab above to download and fill out an application today.

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Dennis Lawrence Shefcyk

High School: Attended St Bonaventure H.S., in Omaha, Nebraska, graduating in 1957...Dennis was a three-sports standout, playing three years (1953-57) of football (Quarterback), basketball (Center) and track (Hurdler) for the Seraphs.

College: Went to Huron College, in Huron, South Dakota where he graduated 1962..Shefcyk was a member of the track squad as a hurdler for four years (1957-62) and played three season (1958-62) of in football (Quarterback) and basketball (Center) .

Advanced Education: Continued his post-graduate studies, where Shefcyk worked on a Masters degree at South Dakota State.

Coaching Background: Spent his entire coaching career at Pueblo County H.S., coaching the following:
    Football:         Assistant Coach - six years (1963-69)
    Basketball:    JV Coach - five years (1964-69)
                            Head Coach - six years (1970-76)
    Track:             Head Coach - 29 years (1963-92)
    Tennis:          Head Coach - 14 years (1978-92)    

St Bonaventure H.S., in Omaha, Nebraska
    Track:  Set School Records in the 60 yard hurdles, 440-yard Dash, 120-yard High Hurdles, 100-yard Low Hurdles.
                (Shefcyk was a State Qualifier three years).
    Basketball: Lincoln Star (newspaper) "Player of the Week".
                         Omaha World Herald - All-State Team Honorable Mention.  
                         Catholic Archdiocese of Omaha First Team All-Stars, Single Season Scoring Record 438 points in 20 games
                         for an average of 21.9 points per game.
    Football:     Led the team as quarterback, team kicker, extra points, field goals, kickoffs, and punter.
Huron College, Huron, South Dakota
    Earned a total of 10 Varsity Letters (three in football, three in basketball and four in track)
    Football team record as starting Quarterback (three years) 26 wins  3 losses  -  was also the team's kicker.
    Won three South Dakota Intercollegiate Conference Football Championships.    
    Track - Lettered four years.  Times of 14.9 in 120-yard High Hurdles and 55.0 in 440-yard Intermediate Hurdles are Huron
                 College records and All-Time College Records for all South Dakota Track And Field Collegians.

Coaching Honors:
    Head Basketball Coach: 67 Wins  49 Losses.  Southern League Champions 1970 and 1975. Co-Champions 1971-72
    Head Tennis Coach: League Champion twice (1982-83) -- District Champions 1983
    Track: South Central League Champs

Other Honors:
In High School:
    Dennis was the Sophomore Class President, Homecoming King, Student Council President and received a Full Athletic
    Scholarship to Huron College in Huron, South Dakota.

In College:
    Shefcyk was Vice-President of the H-Club (Lettermen's Club), and the following year became President.
    Dennis was offered a Professional football contract with the Ottawa Rough Riders of the Canadian Football League.

Occupation: Teacher/Coach/Chairman P.E. Department - 20 years, Pueblo County H.S.

Personal: Dennis lived in Pueblo with his wife, Ruth...He passed away on August 22, 2000 at age 61.

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