GPSA Locations

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

GPSA Room
Massari Arena
CSU-Pueblo
Pueblo, CO 81007

Hall of Fame Wall
Thatcher Building (Main Floor)
5th and Main
Pueblo, CO 81003

Top Panel
Friday, 03 December 2021

GPSA Meetings

Below are the TENTATIVE meetings dates for the GPSA during the 2022 calendar year. All meeting are held on the third Monday of the month in the GPSA at Massari Arena. Dates are subject to change if necessary.

Jan. 17 Feb. 21 Mar. 21 Apr. 18
May 16 Aug. 22 Sept. 19 Oct. 17

 

Banquet Date/Application Deadline

The deadline for nominations each year is Aug. 1.  The 2022 Banquet is tentatively set for Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2022. Go to the Application tab above to download and fill out an application today.

If you have any questions about the application, please contact Jerry Sisneros, President of the GPSA. His email address is jrrysis@yahoo.com

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Anthony "Nino" Giarratano

High School: Attended Pueblo South, graduating in 1980...Four-year letterman for the Colts baseball team, playing 2nd base (1976-80).

College: Went to Trinidad Junior College (TJC) for two years (1981-82) before transferring to William Jewell College (WJC) in 1983 and graduated in 1985...Giarratano played 2nd Base at both TJC and WJC.
 
Coaching Background: Started his baseball coaching career at La Veta High School (1985-87)... Spent the next six years at TJC (1988-94).. Moved on to coach at Yavapai Community College (YCC) in Prescott, AZ and worked as an assistant coach on the Sun Devils baseball team at Arizona State University (AS) from 1996-98...Currently the Head Coach University of San Francisco (USF) since 1998...Giarratano also served as an assistant coach at FISU World Championship twice (2008, 2010).

Achievements: While at TJC, Giarratano posted a won-loss record of 233-86 (.730) and was named the National Junior College "Coach-of-the-Year" three times (1989, 91 and 94) He Led TJC to five College World Series in six seasons.... At YCC, Giarratano won 77 of 113 games (.681) and sent 25 players to the professional ranks... While at ASU, Nino served as the hitting coach, offensive coordinator and 3rd base coach...During the 1987 season, the Sun Devils had a batting average of (.327) with 217 extra base hits, 54 home runs & 430 RBI's...In 1996 Giarratano served as the teams recruiting coordinator and promptly had classes ranked 3rd best in the nation(1996) and 2nd best in the nation (1997)... At his current post as head baseball coach at USF, Giarratano has recorded over 300 wins and has been named at the West Coast Conference (WCC) "Coach-of-the-Year" three times (2005, 2006, 2011)...29 players have signed professional contracts and 23 players have earned First Team All-WCC honors and one player earned WCC defensive "Player-of-the-Year"...He has seen 28 players earn All-WCC academic honors and 69 baseball student athletes have been named to the WCC Honor roll... At the end of the 2009 season, USF finished 3rd in the West Coast Conference, two games separated 1st and 3rd place....Giarratano also worked as an assistant coach on the US Collegiate National team during the summer of 2008, helping the squad win the gold medal in the FISU world championship in the Czech Republic with a record of 24-0...Nino directed baseball camps at TJC and YCC, in addition to participating in camps with the Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals.

Contributions: Featured speaker for the 2008 NCAA Baseball Conference held in San Diego CA...Featured speaker at the 2009 Colorado Baseball Coaches meeting held in Denver, CO.   

Occupation: Head Baseball Coach at the University of San Francisco

Personal: Lives in San Francisco along with his wife, Brenda.

 

 

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