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, 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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G. Owen Smith

High School: Attended Ft. Collins H.S., Ft. Collins, CO.
 
College: Went to Colorado State University and graduated in 1945.

Advanced Education: Continued his post-graduate studies at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, CO earning a Ph.D. in 1966.

Coaching Background: Smith spent his entire five-year coaching career at Pueblo Central H.S. (1947-52).
    Football: Assistant Coach (1947-52)
    Basketball: Head Coach (1947-52)
    Baseball: Assistant Coach (1947-52)

Achievements:  While the head basketball coach for the Wildcats, his teams accomplished the following:
    South-Central league Champions (3 years)
    State Semi-finals (2 years)
    State Quarter-finals (1 year)

Notable  Athletes Coached:

John Griffin Wayne McClure Carl Hanna Gary Knafelc
Bill Perkins Joe Mohorcich Ray Brunjak  Jack Ludlow 
Chuck DePietro Frank DeLeon  Sel Elizondo Jerry Starika


                      
                  
                

Contributions:
    Assistant Principal - Pueblo Central H.S. (1953-56)
    Assistant Superintendent - Pueblo Schools (1957-60)    
    Associate Superintendent - Pueblo Schools (1961-65)
    Board of Directors - Colorado Boys Ranch, La Junta, Colorado
    President - Community College of Denver - Red Rocks Campus (1973-80)
    Assistant to President - Community College of Denver (1977-80)
    President - Community College of Denver (1981-84)
    President - Colorado Education Association (CEA) for one year - 1963.        

Occupation: Smith was a teacher/coach, Assistant Principal and Assistant Superintendent for School District #60

Personal: Lived in Longmont, CO... Passed away on March 31, 2008 at age 86.

 

 

 

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