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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Pete Karl Pisciotta

High School: Attended Lakeside/Vineland H.S., for three years (1950-1953) before transferring to Pueblo County H.S., for his final year and graduating in 1954...Pisciotta Started in three sports for four years (football, basketball and baseball) and earned 12 varsity letters...On the gridiron, Pete was a quarterback and in his senior season, and engineered Pueblo County to it first undefeated regular season, but the Hornets were later beaten in a state playoff game by Durango 32-19...On the basketball court, Pisciotta was the captain and leading scorer of the first Hornet basketball squad...On the baseball diamond, Pete played pitcher/infield.

College: Went Western State College, Gunnison, CO where Pete earned a BA in 1958...Played football (1954-56) and basketball (1955-58) for three seasons for the Mountaineers.    

Advanced Education: Pisciotta continued his post-graduate studies earning two masters degrees (Western State College - 1960; and Colorado College - 1967)...He also attended the University of Oregon, Eugene, OR and Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ.

Coaching Background: Pisciotta started his coaching career in baseball, leading Post 203 to the Colorado playoffs in his only two seasons he coached (1956-57)...Served one year (1958) as an assistant baseball coach at Pueblo Catholic H.S., before taking over the head coaching duties for two seasons (1959-60)...While at Pueblo Catholic H.S., he was also an assistant coach on the Shamrock football team where the squad tied for the State Championship both years he was part of the staff (1958-59)...He moved to Phoenix, AZ and was hired as an assistant football coach at Brophy College Preparatory, a private Catholic college preparatory school for seven years (1961-67)...Pisciotta left Brophy in 1967 and was named an assistant football coach at Glendale Community College (GCC) for 10 years (1967-77) in nearby Glendale, AZ...He took over as head coach of the GCC football program in 1968 and held that position for 13 years until 1980.   

Administration:
1974-1980                      GCC        Assistant Men’s Athletic Director
1980-Present (1991)    GCC        Men’s Athletic Director
1981-Present (1991)    GCC

Honors:    
Pueblo County's First All-around Athlete Award.
Received an Academic/Athletic Scholarship to Western State College.
Graduated 2nd in his class - 1st Graduating Class of Pueblo County High School.
Class President senior year at Western State College (1957-58).

Occupation:  Pete was a Teacher/ Athletic Director at Glendale Community College in Glendale, AZ.    

Personal: Lived in Phoenix, AZ with his with Janet... Passed away on August 20, 2014 at age 78.

 

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