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
Friday, 03 December 2021

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. 15, 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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John C. Lenhart, Jr.

High School: Attended Pueblo South H.S.

Coaching Background: Being his coaching career at Pitts Junior H.S., in 1969 where he served as the head coach of the track team and an assistant in basketball and football for three seasons until 1972...Moved to his Alma Mater (Pueblo South H.S.) in the fall of 1972    where he served as an assistant coach in football...During that same time, Lenhart was also an assistant on the track team for 11 years (until 1983) when he took over the Colts track program...Under John's guidance, South High has been City Champions in boys track for 21 of the 22 years he coached them and District Champs in eight of those 10 years... The Colts won back-to-back state track and field championships in 1992 and 1993 while finishing runner-up in 1988.


State Champions Coached:

Athete Event Year Athlete Event Year Athlete Event Year
Joe Wolford 400m  1983 Amos Williams 400m 1987 Ivory Rounds Triple Jump 1990
Nathan Pruce Discus 1992 Robert Phillips Triple Jump  1993 Ivory Rounds  High Jump 1993
David Sobolik 1600m  1993  Kris Jimenez 800m  1993      
Kris Jimenez/Randy Buck/
Art Escobedo/David Sobolik
4X800m relay 1993            


State Records:

Athete Event Results Year
Pat Ballage, Leon Chalmers 4x400m relay 3:17.49  1992
Robert Phillips High Jump 6’8” 1993
Kris Jimenez 800m  1:53.79 1993
Kris Jimenez/Randy Buck/
Art Escobedo/David Sobolik
4X800m relay 7:59.71 1993


Colorado Track Coaches Association (CTCA) "Coach of the Year" in 1992 in the 5A  Boys Track.
Was a guest speaker at the 1992 CTCA Track Clinic.
Proposed a new scoring system for the State Track Meet that will probably be adopted and used starting in 1994.

Occupation:  Teacher/Coach - School District #60  South High School

Personal: Lives in Pueblo with his wife, Flora.  


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