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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Edward J. "Dr. Eddie" or "Eddie" DeRose

High School: Attended Pueblo Centennial, graduating in 1952...Earned 10 varsity letters while playing on the Bulldogs football(half-back: 1948-51), basketball and track teams (1949-51).

College: Went to Pueblo Junior College (PJC) for a year... Played one season of football for PJC as a half-back (1951-52).
Contributor: Has been a contributor to Pueblo Centennial, Pueblo East high schools, along with CSU-Pueblo and the City of Pueblo since 1960...Eddie was involved with establishing the Centennial Foundation and in the Funding of the School Achievement and Athletic Hall of Fame...DeRose has provided shoes, equipment, and dental work for students who cannot afford everyday necessities. He has provided above and beyond to the Junior College and University...Eddie has made many donations to non-profit organizations in the city have gone anonymous for personal reasons.

Contributor: and Office Holder: President and Trustee, Edward J. DeRose Profit Sharing Trust since 1980...President, DeRose - Padula Enterprises since 1985...Chairman, Continuity Group L.L.C. and Longbride L.L.C. since 1990... Worked with Western Standard Services Company, Denver, CO since 1990...He has also been the Treasurer, Small Smiles Dentistry for Children since 1996...DeRose has been on the Board of Directors, First National Bank - CO since 1999...Served as President, DeRose Management Company and Vice President, FORBA, L.C. since 2001...He was the Past President, Southeastern - Colorado Dental Society...Past President, Pueblo Head Start Program ...Board Member, Colorado Heart Association and Board Member, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Pueblo, CO.

Honors: Neta and Eddie DeRose Thunderwolf Football Stadium, at CSU-Pueblo,  named in their Honor.

Occupation:  Dentist

Personal: Lives in Pueblo with his wife, Neta (Bryson) DeRose.


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