Year Inducted: 2019
Nominated By: Sonja Melton
Sports Competed In: Football, Track, Wrestling
Athlete, Coach or Contributor: Athlete, Coach
Attended Pueblo South H.S., graduating in 1965.
● A three-sport athlete (football, wrestling and track) and an eight-time letter winner for the Colts.
● Won Districts and qualified for State in wrestling 1964-1965.
● Accepted a full ride scholarship to Western State College (WSC) for football, however he left WSC after one year to begin and support his family in Pueblo.
● Attended USC where he received a BA in Physical Education in 1967-1970...Received his master’s degree in physical education.
● City Gymnastics Champions - Central High School (1975-1982).
● League Gymnastics Champions (1976-1982).
● District Gymnastic Champions (1977-1982).
● State Softball Champions - participant (1978).
● State Gymnastic Champions (1978).
● State Gymnastic Runner-up (1979).
● Coached numerous gymnasts to individual and All-Around championships, including one All-American gymnast and Junior Olympic Competitor (1974-1982).
● University of Southern Colorado Division Champions (1982-1984).
● University of Southern Colorado National Qualifiers - USC finished 7th in the nation (1983-1984).
● City and League Volleyball Champions (14-0 record both seasons) (1992-1993).
● District Volleyball Champions (final records 16-6 and 18-4) (1992-1993).
● Guest Speaker - Colorado Health Physical Education and Recreation Conference (1975, 1983, 1994).
● Opened Horizons Gymnastics School to provide the community (boys and girls) with recreational gymnastics, in addition allowing high school athletes a safe place to practice at a competitive level (1980-1984).
● Designed the spring floor (using tennis balls) for floor exercise in gymnastics at Horizons Gymnastics School.
● Conducted National and State Gymnastics Clinics throughout Colorado - Pingree Park, Grand Junction, Montrose, Trinidad, Colorado Springs and Denver.
● Taught graduate and undergraduate classes in gymnastics through University of Southern Colorado and Adams State College.
● KIWANIS Coach of the Year - Youth Soccer (1984)
● High School Volleyball Official
● Colorado Health, Physical Education and Recreation Association.
● National Health, Physical Education and Recreation Association.
● Colorado High School Gymnastics Judges Association.
● National Association of Gymnastics Judges.
● Colorado High School Volleyball Officials Association.
● Participated in Habitat for Humanity (helped build 13 houses), Wounded Warriors (1 house) Helen's Angels (organization formed to help teachers keep their students interested in school and to help with expenses in the classroom).
● Honor Bound (Christian based group that provides safe activities for children at Sturgis).
● Helen's Angels (organization formed to provide support for local teachers).
● American Legion Riders (assist, support and honor veterans and their families).
● Patriot Guard (support and honor veterans funerals).
● Pueblo Bikers United (annual toy run - often "Santa" at this event).
● Turkey Run participant (organizing and delivering meals to families in need).
● Remains an avid supporter of high school and college sporting events throughout Pueblo, continuing to maintain relationships within the athletic community.
● Began his teaching career in Physical Education at Jefferson Elementary in 1970.
● Moved to Heritage Elementary when Jefferson closed.
● Provided 30 years of teaching and mentoring grade school children and retired in 2000.
Frazier was born in Pueblo, CO in 1948...He has been a residence of Pueblo for over 70 years.