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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

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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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Kendra S. (Nogare) Drury

Before High School: Kendra was both a recreational and competitive gymnast for nine years (1977-86) working out of the Pueblo School of Gymnastics...Spent the next four years (1986-90) as an competitive gymnast with Aerials Gymnastics.

High School: Attended Pueblo Central H.S., graduating in 1990...Lettered three years (1986, 88-89) on the Wildcats gymnastic team...Three-time (1987-89) Colorado High School Coaches Association All-State Gymnast...Recipient of the 1988 Southern Colorado Sports Incorporated 7th Annual Mexican-American Sports Award...During the 1987-88 season, Kendra was the High School State Vault, Beam, Floor and All-Around Champion, and 4th Place Bars Champion...The following season (1989-90) she took 1st Place Vault, Bars, Beam, floor, and All Around at the Hornet Invitational, finished 1st Place All-Around in every league meet, was the High School District Vault, Floor and All-Around Champion and took 2nd Place Bars Champion as well as 3rd Place Beam Champion, and led the Wildcats to the team championship...ALso during that same season, Drury tied for 1st Place Vault and Bars Champion, 2nd Place Beam Champion, 1st Place Floor and All-Around State Champion, while helping the team to a 3rd place showing at the State meet. Kendra was coached by Daniel Musso and Allegra Giltner.

College: Went to the University of Arizona...Two-year (1990-92) scholarship gymnast and letter winner for the Wildcats... Competed in the 1990-91 PAC 10 Gymnastics Championships under coach Terra Sisson...

Coaching Career: Spent two summers (1987-89) as a gymnastic coach for Parks and recreational sports...Worked since 1994 as a gymnastics coach at Nogare’s Gymnastics Academy (20 + years)...Kendra spent time coaching for a year (1997-98) at the YMCA in Hutchison, KS...Drury came home to be a volunteer gymnastics coach at her H.S. (Pueblo Central) for two years (2005-2006) before taking the reins of the program the following three seasons (2007-09).

Contributor: Kendra as been the co-owner of Nogare’s Gymnastics Academy since 1994 (20+ years)...She has sponsored gymnastics since 2001 (13+ years) at Pueblo Central H.S and has been a teach in the Pueblo City schools for 9+ years (since 2004)...Part of a committee to bring back High School Gymnastics to Pueblo...Nogare’s Gymnastics Sponsor of self-funded Central Gymnastics High School Program.

Achievements: Drury was a Private Club Competitive Gymnast... She was the 1982 USAG Regional Beam Champion (Dallas Texas), the All-Around Champion for two consecutive years (1984-85) at the United States Gymnastics Federation Class I Region III (Little Rock, Arkansas)...Kendra was the 1984 National Beam Champion at the United States Gymnastics Association Junior Olympic Nationals (Van Nuys, California) where she also finished 2nd Place: Bar Champion and 8th All-Around Champion...She was a two-time USAG Class I State All-Around Gymnastics Champion (1998-86) and a three-time Class I National Qualifier (1985-86, 88)...Placed 2nd 2nd Place All-Around (San Jose, California) at the 1988 Western Nationals...1st Place Floor Champion at the 1988 Shamrock Invitational (Portland, Oregon)...Two-time Elite Gymnast (1987-88)... 1989 Regional Elite Gymnast, finishing 3rd Place Beam Elite Champion.

Honors: Two-time Colorado High School Coaches Association All-State Gymnast (2005, 08)...2005-2006 4A High School State 1st Place All-Around Champion, 2nd Place Beam Champion, 3rd Place Vault and Floor Champion, and 2nd Place Team Champion...2006-2007 4A High School State 1st Place Champion, 2nd Place All-Around, Vault and Beam Champion, 1st Place Vault Champion, and 1st Place Team Champions...2007-2008 4A High School State 2nd Place All-Around, Floor, and Vault Champion, 1st Place Beam Champion, 3rd Place Bars Champion, and 2nd Place Team Champions...2008-2009 4A High School State 1st Place All-Around, Vault, Beam and Floor Champion, 3rd Place Bars Champion, and 2nd Place Team Champions.

Professional Affiliations and Achievements: Pro-member of United States Gymnastics Federation and Safety Certification...Coached numerous gymnasts at the State and regional Gymnastics Level...Coached two-time High School State All-Around Champion and Individual State Event Champions...Coached numerous Private club State Champion Gymnasts...Coached Nogare’s Gymnastics X-Treme Cheerleaders to a State and National Team Title.

Related Activities: Nogare’s Gymnastics Academy Co-owner and Coach for the past 20 years and is still coaching children 18 months to 18 years in gymnastics and cheerleading and continuing to help these athletes earn State and National titles.

Occupation: Teacher for the Pueblo City Schools, as a Kindergarten teacher.

Personal:  Lives in Pueblo with her husband, Russell Drury.

 

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