Year Inducted: 2002
Nominated By: Debra Gasperitti (daughter)
Sports Competed In: Volleyball
Athlete, Coach or Contributor: Athlete, Coach, Contributor

Dewey Sullivan

High School:
Attended Pueblo Central H.S., graduating in 1955...Rosales was a three-year member of the track team, running distance events...Holds the record for the mile run (4:40) from 1953-67 in the South-Central League.

Coaching Career:
● Begin his career coaching volleyball and freshman basketball for six years (1983-86) at Pueblo East H.S.
● Posted a career record of 108-36 coaching the Eagles volleyball squad.
● Placed third at the Colorado State High School Volleyball Championships - the only Pueblo team to make the State playoffs.
● Coached the Eagles Junior varsity for a year (1996-97).
● Selected as the 1987 "Coach of the Year" for Colorado Girls Sports by The Denver Post.
● Spent four years as the head volleyball coach at Pueblo Central H.S. (1993-96).
●  Moved on to coach basketball (13 years) at all levels and at several high schools in Pueblo.
Basketball:
● Junior Varsity, Pueblo County H.S. (1988-90).
● Varsity, Pueblo County H.S. (1990-94)
● Head Coach, Pueblo East H.S. (1996-2000).
Softball:
● Posted a record of 75-19 in four years as head coach of the Hornets (1989-93).
● League Champions (1990).
● League Co-Champions (1993).
● Three-time District Champions (1991-93).
● Junior Varsity Coach at Pueblo East H.S. (Since 1996).
Baseball:
● Head Coach, American Legion (1975-77).

Contributor:
● Field Director of Old Timers Baseball Program for four years.
● Official at area schools and New Mexico: Softball 25 years; Basketball 19 years; Baseball 26 years.

Honors:
● Cub Scout Master Haaff Elementary School.
● Boy Scout Leader Haaff Elementary School.
● "Coach-of-the-Year" Colorado Coaches of Girls Sport (1987).
● "Coach-of-the-Year" South Central League for Volleyball (1987).
● "Coach-of-the-Year" The Denver Post for Volleyball (1987).
● Scholastic "Coach-of-the-Year" for the Franklin Life Insurance Company (1988).
● "Coach-of-the-Year" South Central League for Softball (1990).
● "Coach-of-the-Year" South Central League for Basketball (1993).
● "Coach-of-the-Year" Colorado Coaches of Girls Sport Basketball (1993).
● All-Star Coach for 4A 5A Girls Basketball in Denver (1993).
● Inducted into the Pueblo Softball Hall of Fame (2011).
● Presented with the Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) "Top Coach of Women's Athletics” presented by State Farm Insurances from Boulder, CO (Feb. 19, 2000).
● Life Time Honorary Membership Colorado Board I.A.A.B. #4.
● First President of the East High Boosters Club (East Pride).

Personal:
Lives in Pueblo with his wife, Dolores Marlene.


GPSA "R" By The Numbers

LEGEND: p = awarded posthumously; ^= attended first meeting; * = deceased;+ = charter member (placed after year inducted)

1
Administrator/Coach
Sollie Simon "Sol" Raso (1976> LM)

Athlete/Contributor
Dean Rougas (2019)

Attended Pueblo Roncalli H.S.
Michael Daniel "Dan" Radiff (1997)

Lifetime Member of GPSA
Sollie Simon "Sol" Raso (1976>LM)

 

 2
Athlete/Coach/Contributor
Edward R. "Ed" Renck (2008)
Carmen Angelo Rivas (1999>)

Attended First Meeting
Carmen Angelo Rivas (1999>)
Sollie Simon "Sol" Raso (1976>LM)

Attended Pueblo Centennial H.S.
Richard D. Redd (2004*)
Dr. Charles Dale Rea (1978*)

Attended Pueblo East H.S.
David A. Ryder (2018)
Kenneth C. "Ken" Ramos (2008)

Golf
Pat Allen Rea (1997)
Richard "Rich" Riesner (1993)

Track
David A. Ryder (2018)
Michael Daniel "Dan" Radiff (1997)

 

 

 

3
Attended Pueblo South H.S.
Ed A. "Heavy" Reinert (2015)
Bradley Earl "Brad" Ranson (1998)
Richard "Rich" Riesner (1993)

Athlete/Coach/Administrator
Fred John Rodriquez (2001)
John Lawrence Rivas (1984*)
Dr. Charles Dale Rea (1978*)

Contributor
Robert Hoag "Bob" Rawlings (1999)
Bradley Earl "Brad" Ranson (1998)
Jimmie Earl "Jim" Ranson (1978*)

Wrestling
Ed A. "Heavy" Reinert (2015)
Richard D. Redd (2004*)
Carmen Angelo Rivas (1999>)

 

4
Attended H.S. In Colorado
Robert Hoag "Bob" Rawlings (1999)
Las Animas H.S., Las Animas, CO
Anthony J. "Tony" Ribaudo (1998)
Trinidad H.S., Trinidad, CO
Jimmie Earl "Jim" Ranson (1978*)
Canon City H.S., Canon City, CO
Sollie Simon "Sol" Raso (1976> LM)
North Denver H.S., Denver, CO

 

5
Athlete
David A. Ryder (2018)
James G. "Jim" Reynolds (2013)
Richard D. Redd (2004*)
Pat Allen Rea (1997)
Jimmie Earl "Jim" Ranson (1978*)

Baseball
Dean Rougas (2019)
Kenneth C. "Ken" Ramos (2008)
Carmen Angelo Rivas (1999>)
Anthony J. "Tony" Ribaudo (1998)
Jimmie Earl "Jim" Ranson (1978*)

Honorees Deceased
Richard D. Redd (2004*)
Pat A. Rea (1997*)
John Lawrence Rivas (1984*)
Jimmie Earl "Jim" Ranson (1978*)
Dr. Charles Dale Rea (1978*)

6
Basketball
Dean Rougas (2019)
David A. Ryder (2018)
James G. "Jim" Reynolds (2013)
Bradley Earl "Brad" Ranson (1998)
Anthony J. "Tony" Ribaudo (1998)
Jimmie Earl "Jim" Ranson (1978*)

 

7
Attended Pueblo Central H.S.
Dean Rougas (2019)
James G. "Jim" Reynolds (2013)
Edward R. "Ed" Renck (2008)
Daniel Joseph "Rosie" Rosales (2002)
Fred John Rodriquez (2001)
Carmen Angelo Rivas (1999>)
John Lawrence Rivas (1984*)

 

8
Athlete/Coach
David A. Ryder (2018)
Ed A. "Heavy" Reinert (2015)
James G. "Jim" Reynolds (2013)
Kenneth C. "Ken" Ramos (2008)
Bradley Earl "Brad" Ranson (1998)
Anthony J. "Tony" Ribaudo (1998)
Michael Daniel "Dan" Radiff (1997)
Richard "Rich" Riesner (1993)

Football
David A. Ryder (2018)
Ed A. "Heavy" Reinert (2015)
James G. "Jim" Reynolds (2013)
Richard D. Redd (2004*)
Anthony J. "Tony" Ribaudo (1998
Michael Daniel "Dan" Radiff (1997)
Richard "Rich" Riesner (1993)
Jimmie Earl "Jim" Ranson (1978)

 

20
Honorees in "R" Section

 

 

 

Remembering Our Fallen GPSA Inductees

The Greater Pueblo Sports Association (GPSA) has announced a list of honorees that have passed since the 2022 induction ceremony on Nov. 16.

 

Dennis TrujilloDennis Trujillo
11/28/2022
Class of 2007