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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Gary Frank Salimeno

High School: Attended Pueblo County H.S. (PCHS), graduating in 1959... Was a three-sports standout for the Hornets, earning 12 letters and playing football (quarterback), basketball (guard) and baseball (shortstop) from 1955-59...During the summer between his high school years, Gary played shortstop for three seasons (1957-59) with the Pueblo-based American Legion team.

College: Went to Colorado State College (University of Northern Colorado) in Greeley, CO, where he graduated in 1963...While attending college, Salimeno played on the Bears baseball team for two years at shortstop (1960-62)...Played shortstop for Jones Mortuary, a Semi-Pro baseball team, for four seasons (1960-63) during summer months while in college.

Advanced Education: Continued his post-graduate studies at Colorado State University earning a Masters degree in 1969...Salimeno also put in 60+ hours above Masters, various colleges & Universities                            

Recreational Sports: Gary played shortstop on several Softball-Fast Pitch for 13 years (Pueblo Merchants, Alamo, Gaetano's, Pepsi-Cola from 1964-71 and Alamo Liquor from 1972-78)...He was a member of the Alamo Liquor Softball-Fast Pitch state championship team in 1972.

Coaching Background: Salimeno found success wherever he coached, beginning as the varsity football coach at Pitts Junior H.S. ((PJHS), where in three seasons (1969-71), the teams won 16 games while losing and tying once (16-1-1)...Gary also was the wrestling and track coach at PJHS during that same span, and his wrestling team captured the city championship with a 9-1 record...He moved on to the high school level, coaching the Junior Varsity (JV) football team at Pueblo South H.S., for 11 years...He guided the Colts to one South Central League Championship with a 7-0 record...Salimeno served as an Offensive Coordinator on the Colts varsity football team for three seasons (1974-76...Running the offense, Gary's team was the South Central League Champions in 1974 posting an 8-2 record... The team went 9-1 in 1975 and 8-2 in 1976...He also served for one season (1973-74) as the JV baseball coach for Pueblo South H.S.

Awarded Outstanding Athlete at PCHS in 1959
Played in Pueblo High School All-Star Baseball Game        
Representative for PCHS for Boy's State in 1958

Occupation:  Teacher/Coach School District #60

Personal: Lives in Pueblo with his wife, Kathy (Pechek).


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