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, 26 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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Kenneth Ross "Ken" Coatney

High School: Graduated in 1924 from Fowler H.S. tried to go to the Univ. of Illinois coaching school and was a unit short...Played one year (1923) of football for the Grizzlies...Coatney worked for one year (1925) and then entered Centennial H.S. and graduated in 1926...He played one year of football for the Bulldogs...Then Coatney had enough credits to go to the Univ. of Illinois.                                                    

College: Attended the University of Illinois.
 
Military: Served in World War II

Coaching Career: Coached the Pueblo Indians - American Legion baseball team in 1929 that finished as state champions...Served for six years (1932-38) as All-Sports coach at Pueblo Centennial H.S...Head football coach for the Bulldogs for six seasons (1932-37)... Compiled a 23-21-6 record.

Entrepreneur: Operated a Sports Store in Pueblo for 18 years.

Achievements: Was involved in the "Save Runyon Field" drive that raised $17,500 in 1958 and was the key to transfer field to Pueblo County...In 1959, the Runyon Field Committee formed - Ken a member.  Was at the field 16 hours a day in the summer...Baseball "dad" to many Pueblo youngsters.

Occupation:  Teacher/Coach - Centennial H.S. - Pueblo County Recreation Director - Entrepreneur - owner of Sports Store, 612 N. Main in Pueblo.

Personal: Passed away on Feb. 3, 1991

 

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