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.

A+ R A-

William F. "Bill" Brown

High School: Prepped at  Wray, Colorado  H.S., graduating in 1941... Played center on the Eagles football team for two seasons (1939-40) and also participated in Basketball and track for two years (1940-41)...

College: Attended Colorado State College of Education (CSCE), graduating in 1949...Played one season of football for CSC at center and linebacker (1941) before being called up for World War II...Came back to CSC at conclusion of war and played football (center/linebacker) for three more years (1946-48).

Advanced education:  Worked on his Master Degree at Western State College.  

During World War II: Served in the U.S. Navy, Went through V-5 flight program and receive Gold Wings in 1945.

Coaching Career: Was an assistant football coach for two seasons (1949-50) and an assistant basketball coach (1950-51) at Wheatland, WY H.S....Held the position of assistant track Coach for four seasons at Pueblo Central H.S. (1953-56)...Worked as an assistant basketball coach Pueblo Central H.S. (1957-59)...Served seven years (1959-66) as an assistant basketball Coach at Pueblo South H.S...Took over the Colts head basketball coaching position for the next seven years (1960-67)...Head track coach for the Wildcats who won two conference championships under his tutelage (1957-58)... Served as an assistant track coach for the Colts for four seasons (1960-63)...Led his teams to back-to-back state runner-ups finishes in 1960 and 1961...Brown's 1961 team was beat by George Washington by 1 pt in overtime...Coached the South squad in the 1962 All-State Game...Coached one season (1979) as a girls assistant basketball coach at Loveland H.S. 1979...Worked three years (1981-83) as an assistant football coach at Longmont Junior H.S....Brown was the head girls basketball coach at LJrHS for three years (1984-86).

Administration: Named Activities Director at Pueblo South for two years (1966-67)...Rocky Mountain Director of Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) for 10 years (1968-77)...National Conference Director for FCA (1976-77)...Helped as a founder of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) in Pueblo.

Honors: Received the 1994 "Person of the Year" FCA banquet in Pueblo.

Occupation:  Teacher/Coach/Administrator

Personal:  Lives in Longmont, CO with his wife, Jane.

 

<< Back to GPSA Honorees          <<Back to Honorees - "B"

 

Copyright © 2017 Pueblo Greater Sports Association. All Rights Reserved.
Design and content setup by Barker's Web Design Services