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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Michael Gene "Mike" Chorak

High School: Attended Pueblo Central H.S. graduating in 1958... Four-year lineman on the Wildcats football team (1955-58)... Named 2nd Team All Conference during his senior year and selected to play in the All-State Game in 1958...
Also competed for three years on the track team (1955-58) weights and running the 880 and two seasons on the wrestling team at 155 lbs (1956-58)...

College: Went to Pueblo Jr. College (1958-60) and Colorado State College (UNC) from 1960-62... Member of the PJC track team running the 880 in 1958-59...      

Coaching Career: Chorak was an assistant football coach at Pitts Junior High for three years (1963-66) before moving to Roncalli in the same capacity for the next five seasons (1966-71)...Has worked as a Defensive Coordinator at Pueblo Central H.S. for 25 years (since 1971)...Chorak had the #1 Defensive team in the South Central League for two consecutive years, and his team qualified for the State play-offs during those two years...Selected to be an assistant coach in the 1990 All-State Football game...Speaker at the South Central League Clinic on Linebacker play...Head wrestling coach at Roncalli for six years (1965-71)...Coached George Hensen who was State heavyweight champion...Spent two seasons (1972-73) as the Wildcats wrestling coach...Coached Ronnie Rivas 2nd in State at 98 lbs...Served as an assistant track coach for four seasons (1966-70) at Roncalli H.S...Went on to work for 23 years at Pueblo Central H.S. as the assistant track coach, working with the boys weights...Biggest Moment of his coaching When Charles Puga won the state championship Shot Put with his last throw.

Coached athletes who have become coaches:  Gene Tapia, Rusty Pagano, Charles Puga,  Walter Apodaca and  Dave Craddock

Occupation:  Teacher/Coach

Personal:  Lives in Pueblo... Was married to the late Ruth I.

 

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