GPSA Locations

GPSA Office
P.O. Box 413
Pueblo, CO 81002

GPSA Room
Massari Arena
CSU-Pueblo
Pueblo, CO 81007

Hall of Fame Wall
Thatcher Building (Main Floor)
5th and Main
Pueblo, CO 81003

Top Panel
Sunday, 07 March 2021

GPSA Meetings

THERE ARE NO MEETINGS SCHEDULED FOR THE REST OF 2020 DUE TO COVID-19. Below are the TENTATIVE meetings dates for the GPSA during the 2021 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.

Mar. 15 Apr. 19 May 17 Aug. 16
Sept. 20 Oct. 18

 

Banquet Date/Application Deadline

The deadline for nominations each year is Aug. 1.  The 2020 Banquet is tentatively set for Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. Go to the Application tab above to download and fill out an application today.

If you have any questions about the application, please contact Anthony Hegler, President of the GPSA. His email address is tonyhegler@centurylink.net

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Nikole "Niki" Marie Whitaker

High School: Attended Pueblo County H.S., gradiuating in 1997 

Nikole "Niki" Marie[br] WhitakerNikole "Niki" Marie[br] WhitakerAchievements (High School): Pueblo County H.S.
-  Earned 12 Varsity achievements- 4 letters in 3 sports (Softball, Basketball & Track)
-  4 year final four appearances in softball, with two championship games and one Colorado State
Softball Title" 1995"
-  Career Record for least amount of strike-outs(13/326 at bats) Single Season Record strike out (2)
-  Career Batting Average .468 1993-1996
-  1996 Selected to the Colorado Coaches of Girl's Sports All Colorado 4A Softball Team
-  1997 Pueblo County High "Bobby Solano Most Valuable Athlete Memorial Award"
-  1997 Pueblo County High "Liz Villegas Most Competitive Athlete Memorial Award"

Achievements (College): Colorado State University-Pueblo
NCAA 11 2001 1st-Doubles per game percentage (44%) - 66 games / 29 doubles
NCAA II 2001 2nd-Doubles (29)
NCAA II 2016 4th all time doubles in a season (29)
Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC):
2009 Named to the RMAC 100th Anniversary All-Time Softball Team
2001 RMAC Softball Champions
2001 Softball Qualifier for the NCAA II Regional Playoffs
RMAC Season/All-Time Records:
Ranks 1 st - Most Hits in a Season (86, 2001), 7th in RMAC All-Time (215)
Ranks 2nd - Most Doubles in a Season (29, 2001), 3rd in RMAC All-Time (60)
Ranks 3rd - Total Bases in a Season (164, 2001)


CSU-Pueblo Season Records: CSU-Pueblo Career Records:

1st Hits (86, 2001)
1st Doubles (29, 2001)
1st Total Bases (164, 2001)
2nd Batting Average (.441 , 2001)
2nd Runs Batted In (66, 2001))
3rd Slugging Percentage (.841 , 2001)

1st Doubles (69)
1st Total Bases (377)
2nd Home Runs (32)
2nd Runs Batted In (142)
3rd Hits (215)
7th Slugging Percentage (.641)
8th Average (.366)
9th Runs (118)

 

 

 

 

 

 

- The only Academic All-American in the CSU-Pueblo softball program's history 2000-2001
- NCAA II Softball All-American 2001
- NCAA II Academic All-American 2000, 2001
- GPSA 1997 -Brian Macartney Award, Pueblo County Outstanding High School Female Athlete
- GPSA 2001 -Jesse Banks Award, Top Female Scholar/Athlete
- RMAC 2009 -10Oth Anniversary All-Time Softball Team
- 2011 Induction into the CSU-Pueblo Athletic Hall of Fame

Contributions:
Conferences and Conventions attended.
- National Collegiate Athletic Association (2007-2013)
- National Association of Collegiate Women Athletic Administrators (2009)
- National Association of Collegiate Women Administrators NACWAAlHERS Institute for Administrative Advancement graduate (2007)
- NCAA Regional Rules Seminar (2007)

Committee Membership:
- CSU-Pueblo Equity Study Committee 2014-present
- CSU-Pueblo Restorative Justice Program 2013-2015
- Past-President CSU-Pueblo Administrative Professional Council 2012-2015
- National Association of Collegiate Women Athletic Administrators 2006-2013
- Chairman of the following Search Committees for CSU-Pueblo. Athletics administrative assistant, assistant to the athletic director, head women's volleyball coach, head men's/women's tennis coach, head dance team coach, head cheer team coach, head women's soccer coach, head women's track and field coach.
- Director of EEO/AA 2006-present
- Title IX Coordinator 2006-2015
- CSU-Pueblo Board on Diversity and Equality 2011-2013
- CSU-Pueblo Athletics Executive Committee 2006-2012
- Chairman-CSU-Pueblo Student Athlete Academic Support Committee 2006-2013
- Chairman-Gender Equity Committee 2006-2013
- Member-United Way of Pueblo County Allocations Committee 2012-present
- Speaker-Academic Assembly highlighting Influential Pueblo County Graduates 2011
- Speaker-High School Athletics and NCAA College Recruitment presented at Pueblo County High School 2013

Personal Affiliations and Achievements
- Past President-CSU Pueblo Administrative Professional Council 2012-2015.
- Direct Oversight of the following areas: NCAA Compliance, Title IX gender equity data collection and analysis, NCAA reporting , budget oversight, facility management, student athletic development, marketing promotions.
- Event operations for NCAA Division II Wrestling Championships 2012.
- Event operations for NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships 2012.
- Marketing Coordinator! Member of the Latino Chamber of Commerce of Pueblo 2003-2005.
- Marketing and Special Events Coordinator for the Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo 2005-2006.
- Member-Higher Leaming Commission Criterion One Subcommittee 2015-present.

Related Activities
- Coach of Stingers Softball (8 & under)
- Coach of Parks and Rec T -ball (5 & under)
- Assistant coach Parks and Rec basketball (8 & under)
- United Way
- Equity Committee CSU-Pueblo
-  Director EEO/AA Title IX CSU-Pueblo
- Higher Learning Commission Criterion One Subcommittee
- CSU-Pueblo Administrative Professional Council

Occupation: Currently the Executive Assistant to the President of CSU-Pueblo.

Personal: Lives in Pueblo, CO.

Photo courtesy of the CSU--Pueblo Alumni Relations Office

 

 

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