GPSA Locations

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

Massari Arena
Pueblo, CO 81007

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

Top Panel
Monday, 23 May 2022

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. 16, 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

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Dan E. DeRose

High School: Attended Pueblo East H.S., graduating in 1980...Lettered four years (1977-80) on the Pueblo East track team and was all-State in the shot put in 1978...Dan played three years and was a letterman on the Eagles football team, playing guard and linebacker fro 1976-80...Named to All-State football team in 1979...Also played basketball for two seasons (1979-80).

College:  Went to the University of Southern Colorado (now CSU-Pueblo):  Played for four seasons (1980-83) for the Indians...Dan was named to the All-America football team and the All-American Football Academic team (1983).   

Professional:  Played one season and was the defensive captain for the New York Giants in 1987. 

Player/Coach/Owner: Put together and ran the Pueblo Crusaders - a Semi-Pro football for four seasons (1987-90)...Won the National Championship 1989...DeRose's squads beat teams from Oklahoma City, Los Angeles, Denver, Boulder and Colorado Springs, West Palm Beach, FL., Dallas, and San Francisco...Runner-up National Championship 1990

Coach/Contributor: Head Coach/Owner/Player Pueblo Crusaders Semi-Pro (1987-90)...DeRose served for five years (1991-96) Athletic Director at the University of Southern Colorado.

Achievements: Named to the Pueblo East High School Hall of Fame...Earned the 1994 University of Southern Colorado Alumni Award for Fund Raising...Helped the University of Southern Colorado raise over One Million Dollars in fund raising...
As owner of DD Marketing, DeRose has generated more than 500 Million Dollars for School Districts and other entities throughout the U.S.

Occupation:  Entrepreneur - founder of DD Marketing  (Fund Raising)

Personal:  Lives in Pueblo with his wife, Kerry.


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