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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Mark A. "Moke" DeRose

High School: Attended Pueblo East H.S., graduating in 1978...Played football (tight end/linebacker), track (shot put) and basketball for the Eagles, earning a total of 12 letters...Earned All-Conference honors two years in football and made the 1st team All-State his senior year...One of very few to receive a full-ride Football Scholarship to University of Colorado.

College: Went to the University of Colorado (CU) for two years (1979-80)... Played two seasons for CU as a linebacker, lettering in his sophomore year...Transferred to the University of Southern Colorado (USC) and graduated in 1983...Played linebacker on the Indians football team (1981-82)...DeRose was named to the All-RMAC team twice and earned 1st Team NAIA All-District 7 in 1982...He was the team captain 1982 and that squad considered by many as best having qualified for The 1982 national playoffs...Mark recorded had 207 tackles, six fumble recoveries, and two interceptions in his two years with USC...Also was a part of the USC track program for two years (1981-83) competing in the shot put.

Professional Ball: Was invited to the Denver Broncos training camp in 1983 and played linebacker for a season...Played in the United States Football league (USFL).. Started for the Denver Gold, a member of the USFL at linebacker during the 1984-85 season...Played for the Los Angeles Express (Linebacker) during the 1985 season.

Semi-Pro Ball: Was a member of the Pueblo Crusaders for three seasons (1986-88) and as a linebacker, led the team in sacks for two consecutive years...

Coaching Background: Head football coach at Bear Creek H.S.

Honors: Inducted into the Pueblo East High School Athletic Hall of Fame.

Contributor: One of the original members of "The Friends of Football", who brought Football, Wrestling and Track back to CSU-Pueblo...Mark’s business "ServiceStar Development"  Leads the charge in creating retail projects that help define a community and serves as the heart of many neighborhoods.  Project locations include Colorado, Arizona, Florida, Illinois, Texas and Virginia...On May 12, 2009, DeRose, in conjunction with the Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES), broke ground on "Freedom Crossing" at Ft. Bliss, Texas.  The first ever privately operated shopping center on a military installation...Mark serves as President of two Metropolitan districts in two Colorado communities...He is a strong supporter of Colorado's National Western Stock show, including the Junior Livestock Auction which fosters young participants to seek a future in agriculture and to further their education...DeRose also sponsors teams of roping and barrel racing athletes...Mark is a member of the "Friends of Football" and East High School.

Professional Organization: DeRose is a  member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).

Occupation: President and CEO of the ServiceStar Development Company - Greenwood Village, CO

Personal:  Lives in Centennial, CO with his wife, Lanette.

 

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