Year Inducted: 2001
Nominated By: Henry Roman (colleague)
Sports Competed In: N/A
Athlete, Coach or Contributor: Athlete, Coach Administrator

Jerry Sisneros

High School:
Attended Pueblo Central H.S., graduating in 1960...Played for three seasons at quarterback for the Wildcats earning two varsity letters...Led his team to a victory in the South All-State (Star) Game in 1960..Also played three years (1958-60) of baseball - lettering twice while patrolling the outfield and wrestled during his senior season as a heavyweight (165 lbs).

Summers During High School:
Three-year member of the American Legion Post 203, playing in the outfield from 1957-59.

College:
Started his college career at Pueblo Junior College (PJC) for a year (1960) where he earned a letter playing quarterback on the football team... Played two seasons (1961-62) of baseball in the outfield at PJC...Fred transferred to Adams State College in Alamosa, CO, and played one season of football (1963) as the Grizzlies quarterback and also one season wrestling in the heavyweight division at 190 lbs.

After College:
Participated for seven years playing softball (outfielder) in the Pueblo City Recreation League (1954-70)...Played in the outfield for the Fast Pitch League for 11 seasons (1960-71) and the Pueblo City League for three more (1971-73)...Played golf as a hacker golfer before retiring in 1982.

Coaching Career:
Coached at both the junior high and high school level in Pueblo.
Football:
● Coach Junior Bantam League (1961).
● Assistant Coach, Freed Jr. High School (1968-71).
● Assistant Coach, Pueblo Centennial H.S. (1971-76).
● Assistant Coach, Pueblo Central H.S. (1976-78).
Wrestling:
● Head Coach, Freed Junior High School (1968-71).
● Assistant Coach, Pueblo Centennial H.S. (1971-76).
● Head Coach, Pueblo Central H.S. (1976-83).
● Coached two State Champions: Pat Vialpando at 119 lbs and Chris Archuleta at 126 lbs., in 1982.
● Coached two State Runner-ups: Joe Ridriquez at 98 lbs and Gary Rivas at 105 lbs., in 1977.
● South Central League Co-Champions with 10-1 record.
● South Central League Districts 2nd Place.

Achievements:
● Activities Director for seven years at Pueblo Central H.S. (1983-90).
● Served as District #60 Activities Director for six years (1993-99).
● Director of Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) - State Basketball Seeding Committee.
● Director of the Colorado State Cross Country Meet for 13 years 1984-1997.
● CHSAA Director for baseball (nine years), Volleyball (four years), Track (two years) and served as a Board Member of the Appeals Committee.

Honors:
● Quarterback of the 1960 CHSAA North/South All-Star Football Game (upset the North team that was favored by two touchdowns).
● Made the PJC 1960 All-Star Baseball Team playing in the outfield.
● South Central League Baseball - Fred was an excellent hitter with 14 hits out of 32 at bats for a .438 average near end of the season.
● Against Trinidad, Rodriquez went 5 for 6 with two triples, one double and two singles. He scored 5 runs with 4 RBI using a wooden bat.
● Old Timers - Played for Hillside Dairy pitching a no-hit, no-run game and striking out eight batters with his brother Charlie Rodriguez catching.
● Softball - State Champions for 16 - 18 year old division 1957, 1958, and 1959.
● Inducted into the CHSAA Hall of Fame in 2010.

Occupation:
Enjoyed 34 years as Coach, Educator and Administrator.

Personal:
Lives in Pueblo with his wife, Esther.


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