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GPSA Office
P.O. Box 413
Pueblo, CO 81002

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Massari Arena
Colo State Univ.- Pueblo
Pueblo, CO 81007

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Thatcher Building (Main Floor)
5th and Main
Pueblo, CO 81003

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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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Michael Daniel "Dan" Radiff

High School: Attended Pueblo Roncalli H.S. and graduated in 1970...Radiff earned 14 letters participating in football (Safety/wide receiver), basketball (forward) and track (sprinter/jumper) for the Shamrocks from 1966-70)

College: Went to Southern Colorado State College in Pueblo, CO, graduating in 1974...Was a four-year member (1970-74) of the football (wide receiver) and track teams (indoor and outdoor).

Advanced Education: Continued his post-graduate studies at Adams State College in Alamosa, CO, earning a Masters Degrees in the Physiology of Exercise in 1994

Semi-Pro Football: Played for three seasons (1987-90) on the Pueblo Crusaders as a wide receiver/punt returner.

Coaching Background: Radiff started his coaching career at Beulah Junior high where he was the head basketball and track coach for a season (1974-75)..Dan moved to Pueblo to spend the next 22 years as an assistant football coach and head boys and girls swimming and track coach at Pueblo County H.S. (1975-97)...He also spent 21 years as the summer head coach for the United States Swim and 22 years as the Co-coordinator of swimming at Pueblo County Parks and Recreation

Coaching Honors:     
    Offensive Coordinator in 1984 and the defensive coordinator in 1987 vs. Broomfield in the state football playoffs
    Won nine District Championships and and placed Runner-ups seven times as the Hornets swim coach.
    Coached swimming State Qualifiers 21 times out of 22 years.
    USS Swimming; Won 17 League Titles
    In a seven year span, his track teams won three District Championships and finished Runner-up twice.
        
Achievements:    
    Football:  All-Conference Defensive Safety, All-State Alternate for the Southern League 1969
    Track: four-time All-Conference, four-time State Qualifier
    Collegiate Football - played four years
    Collegiate Track - (Indoor & Outdoor) qualified for the Conference meet all four years
    Pueblo Parks and Recreation Super Star Champion three consecutive years (1973-75)
    Sub-Masters and Masters Track - (1977-1997, 20 years)
    Two-time Medallist in DTC of Colorado Decathlon 1979 and 1980
    Undefeated in the 400 meters in the Rocky Mountain Masters Games and Colorado games for 18 of 20 years
 
Sub-Masters and Masters Track Runner: (1977-1997 - 20 years)
    - All-American for 15 straight years
   -  National Honors (top three) 6 straight years
    - Two time Silver medalist, USA Track - International
    - Competition in Miyazaki, Japan and Buffalo, New York
    - Seeking 1st Gold Medal in Durban, South Africa in July of 1997
    - June 8-12, 2011  Gold Metal winner at the Rocky Mountain Senior Games in Greeley.
    - Won 100, 200, 400 meter races among all age groups - qualified for the master’s world championships in
      Sacramento, CA July 7-17, 2011
    - Two time Silver medalist, USA Track - International
    - Competition in Miyazaki, Japan and Buffalo, New York
    (Radiff will compete in the 100 and 400 meter sprints as well as the 110 high hurdles and 400 hurdles).

Contributions:
    National Olympic Venue Coordinator of the Sports Festival for Synchronized Swimming - 1978
    Winningiest Coach in Colorado, Third in the National Award Scholastic Coach Magazine (Swimming)

Occupation: Dan is a Teacher/Coach in School District #70

Personal: Lives in Pueblo, CO, with his wife Lisa.

 

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