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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Robert Joseph “Bobby/Hawk” Martinez

Before High School: Played football (1964) and was a member of the wrestling team (1965) at Risley Junior High School.

High School: Attended Pueblo Centennial H.S., graduating in 1968...Earned five varsity letters, two in football (1965-67) for the Bulldogs and three in wrestling (1966-68) and three in baseball (1966-68)...On the gridiron, Martinez was named to the All City, All Conference (second team) and garnered honorable mention All-State - all in 1967...Bobby was the District Champion in wrestling (120 lbs)...Played center field on the baseball squad, earning a spot on the 1968 All South Central League team.

College: Went to Colorado State University where he a member of the Rams wrestling team, lettering in his only season before transferring to Adams State College, here he graduated in 1973.

Advanced Education: Continued his post graduate studies Adams State College, earning a Masters Degree in 1980.

After High School: Played Fast-pitch and slow-pitch softball for 16 years (1971-87). 

Coaching Background: Martinez started his coaching career at San Luis H.S., where for three years he was the head wrestling coach (1973-76), helping Dan Valdez to the state wrestling championship at 126 lbs...Bobby moved on to Pueblo Centennial HS where he worked for seven seasons as the assistant baseball coach baseball coach (1975-81), and five years each as an assistant coach on the Bulldogs football team (1976-80) and freshman wrestling coach (1977-81)...Martinez moved across town in 1982 to become the assistant wrestling coach at Pueblo South HS for three years (1982-84) then took over the helm of the Colts wrestling program for the next three season (1985-87), where he posted a dual meet record of 22-9-1 and coached Tim Urenda to State Championship at 138 lbs.

Contribution: Hawk worked the sidelines officiating in football and the mats in wrestling.    
    
What The Said: "It is my pleasure to serve as Principal of Pueblo Centennial HS while Bob was a Student.  He was an excellent student and a model citizen.  He is truly one of the outstanding examples of the reason we advocate student athletics.  He is a classic illustration of the combination of determination, work and talent combining to produce excellent results. Each of the people I contacted to countersign his nomination were extremely eager to comply.” --Brian Macartney

Honors: Martinez was a member of the National Honor Society, C Club and elected Mr. “C” at Centennial.

Occupation: Teacher/Coach with School District #60

Personal: Lives in Pueblo with his wife, Carol.

 

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