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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Bennie M. "Ben" Garcia

College: Attended the University of Southern Colorado...Played four seasons of baseball for the Indians (1974-78).

Playing Career: Played on various fastpitch softball teams manning either shortstop of second base for 31 years (1971-2003)...Garcia has made 30 appearances in the Amateur Softball Association and the International Softball Congress World Tournament...

Coaching Career: Hired on at Pueblo East H.S. to coach the girls softball team (since 1980) and the girls basketball team (since 2000)...Ben’s softball teams at East High School have played in four State Championship playoff games and one final 4 (four) playoff.... Ben’s 2004 Girls Basketball Team placed 2nd in State.

Official: Ben served as a Past President for basketball officials in the Southeast Region for 10 years (since 1995).

Honors: Ben was selected to the All-World Softball Team in 1982...He was inducted into the Colorado Amateur Softball Association Hall of Fame on May 19, 2005...Garcia was inducted into the Pueblo Softball Hall of Fame in 2010.

Accomplishments: Garcia was instrumental in getting the Rawling's Girl's Fast pitch League going at CSU-Pueblo...He has held numerous Girl's fast pitch tournaments in Pueblo...Ben has given demonstrations, talks and held clinics for the Colorado High School Coaches Association.

Occupation:  Worked at the Pueblo Chemical Depot for more than 15 years

Personal: Lives in Pueblo with his wife, Elizabeth.

 

 

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