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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Richard S. "Rich" Vivoda

High School: Attended Pueblo Central H.S., graduating in 1959...Won eight total varsity letters playing football (1956-58) and baseball (1957-59) and basketball (1958-50) for the Wildcats...On the gridiron where Vivoda earned three varsity letters, he was a two-time All-Conference selection in 1957-58, made the All-State team and played in the State Championship game (1958)...As a member of the Wildcats basketball team (winning two varsity letters), Rich earned All-Conference honors his senior year (1959) and played in the State Basketball Championship game...Playing on the Wildcats baseball team (and picking up three more varsity letters), Rich was selected for All-Conference honors in 1959.

College: Went to Pueblo Junior College for two years (1960-1961)...Played football for two years (1960-61) earning All-Conference honors...Rich was also the PJC table tennis champion...Vivoda transferred to Adams State College (ASC) in Alamosa, CO where he graduated in 1963... While at ASC he played two seasons of football and baseball each (earning a varsity letter each season)...Rich was a two-time All-Rocky Mountain Conference football selection in 1962 and 1963.

After College:  Vivoda played recreational softball for a number of years for the Pepsi Cola A team and helped his team to four World Softball Tournaments... Rich also enjoys golf and has won several teachers tournaments throughout Colorado.

Coaching Background:
    Asst. Coach: Pueblo County H.S. for 10 years
    Head Coach: Pueblo County H.S. for six years

Suffered a severe heart attack - Had a Triple by-pass operation in 1974.
Returned to coaching in 1976.  Head Coach at Vineland Middle School
Returned to Pueblo County H.S. in 1977 as Assistant Football Coach
Started playing softball again (1978-83).  Played in the Senior Division. Named All-League selection every year.
Took up playing pool in the Pool League for three years (1981-83).  Became one of the top pool players in the city.
Achievements: Vivoda was inducted into the Pueblo Softball Hall of Fame in 2009

Occupation: Rich was a Teacher/Coach

Personal: Lived in Pueblo, CO....Passed away on Sept. 27, 2020   



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