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
Tuesday, 26 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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Dr. Charles Dale Rea

High School: Attended  Pueblo Centennial H.S., graduating in 1932...Dale was a three-sport standout for the Bulldogs, playing and lettering all for years in football (left tackle) and basketball (guard) while also being a member of the track team for two seasons (earning varsity letters both years)...On the football team, Rea was elected Captain and he made the All-Conference team at tackle during his junior and senior years...Playing on the basketball team, Dale was a three-time All-Conference selection and during his final two seasons (junior and senior year), Rea was selected to the All-State team.

High School Politics: During his high school career, Rea was the Vice President of his class and the President of "C" Club during his sophomore year...Dale was named the President of his class during his junior year.

College: Went to Colorado State University in Ft. Collins, CO, where he graduated in 1936...Dale played three years of football (earning four varsity letters - freshman ineligible for varsity Football.) and four years of basketball at guard for the Rams from 1933-36

Advanced Education:                      
    University of Southern California  M.S. degree in Education, graduated in 1941
    University of Colorado E.D. Doctor of Education in Administration, graduated in 1952
    University of California Post-Doctoral Study "Research Associate", graduated in    1962                                          

Coaching Background: Dale was a head coach in football, basketball and Track at Pueblo Junior College (PJC) in 1937...Instrumental in forming the Inter-Mountain Junior College Conference.  All two year colleges in Colorado were included and later Junior colleges in Utah and Kansas were included...PJC field its first basketball team in 1937-38 and finished in first place in the eastern division of the Conference.  The first year of athletics at PJC the program consisted of basketball, golf, tennis and track.  In 1938, PJC organized its first football team under Coach Rea and finished the season with 2 wins, 2 losses, and 2 ties...During the second season in basketball Coach Rea’s team again won the Conference championship with a record of seven wins and three losses, one being to Adams State a senior school...The 1939-40 Basketball team won the eastern Division of the Inter-Mountain Junior College Conference for the third straight year with each team showing greater strength...The second varsity football team Coach Rea fielded finished with four wins and two loses...In 1940-41 Coach Rea’s basketball team at PJC won the conference championship for the fifth consecutive year and completed the season undefeated in conference play.  Toward the close of the 1941 basketball season Dr. Rea’s coaching career came to a close when he was called to active duty at the beginning of WWII...Following WWII Dr. Rea returned to PJC for a few months then resigned to re-enter graduate school.    

Occupation: Rea was a teacher/coach and College President at Ft. Lewis College in Durango, CO.

Personal:  Lived in Manitou Springs, CO with his wife, Mildred Catherine Bowman...Passed away on January 22, 2001 at age 87

 

 

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