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
Monday, 25 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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Homer C. Thompson

Coaching background: Homer coached at Fountain School in the early 30’s as well as Risley Junior High.

Recreation Director:  Thompson ran the Pueblo Armory, Fulton Heights and Salt Creek recreation programs...He helped over 100,000 men and women and devoted many extra hours to help the youth of our Community.

Organizations:
Served for six years (1955-61) on the School Board of School District #60.

What They Said: "It is impossible to really assess the value of his work with youth - at one time he had more youth teams competing than Denver & twice as many as Colorado Springs. Homer ran a safe program so that in his 35 year tenure Pueblo County had to pay only one injury claim and literally thousands of Pueblo youth, both boys and girls enjoyed and benefited from his work." -- Anonymous

Occupation: Thompson was a Teacher/Coach and County Recreation Director for 40 years where he organized tennis, softball and basketball programs for Pueblo's youth.

Personal: Lived in Pueblo until his death on November 27, 1987.

                            

 

 

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