Year Inducted: 2019
Nominated By: Dave Dudley
Sports Competed In: Basketball, Baseball
Athlete, Coach or Contributor: Athlete, Contributor

Dean Rougas

High School:
Attended Pueblo Central High School from 1969-71...Dean was a three-year letterwinner in both basketball and baseball for the Wildcats...Rougas was the captain of the basketball team his senior season when the Wildcats went 22-1... He was the president of his class for three years and student body president during his senior year.

Achievements (High School):
● Greater Pueblo Preseason All-Tournament Team 1969-70.
● All-City Basketball Team 1970, 1971.
● All-South-Central Conference Basketball Team 1971.
● MVP Basketball South-Central Conference 1971.
● AAA Division All-State Basketball Tournament Team, 1971.
● All-State Basketball Team Starting Five 1971.

College:
Received a basketball scholarship to attended Colorado State University in Fort Collins from 1971-75...Dean received both is undergraduate and graduate degrees.

After College:
Dean played in Thessaloniki, Greece, ARIS Professional Basketball Organization from 1976-77.

Contributor:
● Officiated at collegiate level for 25 years in Colorado, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Missouri. Levels included Junior College, NAIA, Div. II and Div. III playoff, and Southwestern Conference.
● Established a business scholarship at Colorado State University-Fort Collins for $2,000.00 yearly, entitled the "John and Amalia Rougas/Dr. James Francis Scholarship" to be awarded to a Central High School graduate pursuing a business degree. If no Central student applies, the scholarship is extended to any Pueblo student.
● Numerous contributions to Runyon Field.

Honors and Contributions:
● Colorado State University Business College Advisory Council.
● President of St. George Greek Orthodox Church Council - Rock Island, IL.
● Committee on Pipe & Tube Imports (CPTI) - Washington D.C.

Personal Affiliations/Achievements:
Dean was a member of:
● Colorado State University Alumni Athletes Association.
● Iowa Conference Basketball Officials Association.
● Lone Star Conference Basketball Officials Association.
● Southwestern Conference Basketball Officials Association.
● Numerous Junior College Basketball Conference Basketball Officials Associations.

Related Activities:
Rougas is still active in:
● Colorado State University Alumni Athletes Association.
● Yearly contributions to Central Foundation, Central Basketball.
● Colorado State University Business Advisory Council.

Personal:
Dean has gone on to be a very successful business owner and currently lives in Tomball, TX, with his wife, Allura.



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