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
Saturday, 25 November 2017

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.

Jan. 15 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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Frank Thomas Flood

High School: Attended Pueblo Centennial H.S., graduating in 1945...Was a member of the Bulldogs football team for three years (1942-45) and the basketball and track teams for one season (1945)...Scored the lone touchdown on a guard around in a 33-6 loss in the state playoff game with Ft. Collins in 1945.
 
College: Went to Pueblo Junior College for two years (1946-47)... Played basketball (Guard).

Military: Frank joined the Marine Corps for two years (1947-48)... As a member of the Marines All Corps track team, Flood placed 3rd in the 440 yards.

Boxing Career: Flood was a Golden Gloves (GG) Boxer for 12 years...Was the GG light heavyweight champion in San Francisco (1947) and Runner-up in New York state (1950-51)...Frank boxed out of the Steel City YMCA (1948-49) and fought on the same card at the Polo Grounds. Preliminary to the Ezzard Charles and Rocky Marciano Fight as an amateur - fought on preliminary to Floyd Patterson & Hurricane Jackson at Madison Square Garden... In 19 fights, Flood put together a 9-9-1 record.
    
Coaching Career: Started his coaching career as an assistant in the football program, the head coach of both the boxing and track teams for three years (1955-57) at Pueblo Catholic H.S...Spent the next two seasons (1957-58) as the head football coach at St. Mary's H.S., before being hired on as an assistant football and track coach at Colorado College where he worked for 32 years (1559-91).

Achievements: As an assistant coach, Frank led Pueblo Catholic High to the State Championship in 1957... He coached four players to All-American status while an assistant football coach  and one in track, Chuck Puga (Shot Put) at Colorado College...Flood was most proud of two things: Scoring the only touchdown for Centennial in State Championship Football game against Fort Collins and Recruiting Pueblo Kids to Colorado College.

Quotes: "Frank was an authentic original he was a coach you trusted instinctively, whose ever word you believed, for whose reputation you would fight and whose friend you longed to be." - from Pueblo Chieftain dated 3/01/2010, quoted Steve Sabo (President of NFL Films)

Occupation: Spent 32 years as assistant football coach under Jerry Carle at Colorado College.

Personal:  Lived in Colorado Springs...Passed away on February 23, 2010.

 

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