Year Inducted: 2017
Nominated By: Jerry Sisneros
Sports Competed In: Football, Wrestling
Athlete, Coach or Contributor: Athlete, Coach



High School:

Attended Pueblo South High School from 1982-86, competing in both football and wrestling.

Robert T. UrendaRobert T. UrendaHigh School Achievements:
Wrestling Achievements:
● District Wrestling Champion 1985, 1986.
● 138 Lbs. Class (AAA) Colorado State Wrestling Champion 1986.
● One of three undefeated Pueblo South wrestlers in the history of the program 18-0-1.

Football Achievements:
● Played weak side Linebacker next to Chris Haering 1985, 1986.
● Was on the first South team to ever make the State Football Playoffs in 1986.

Coaching Achievements:
● Urenda has been a successful wrestling assistant at Pueblo South H.S., from 1991 to present (25 years).
● Won three State Wrestling Team Titles: 1997, 2004, 2005.
● Three State Wrestling Runner-up Finishes: 1999, 2006, 2012.
● Won six Regional Wrestling Titles: 1997, 1999, 2003, 2005, 2009, 2012.
● Five Regional Runner-up Finishes: 2000, 2004, 2006, 2010, 2013.
● The Colts wone 11 SCL League Titles: 1997, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014.
● Urenda helped 180 wrestlers from Pueblo South become state qualifiers. The Colts have 96 state placers and 18 individual champions.

Honors:
1986 - Selected and Wrestled in the "Colorado All-State Games."
1986 - Pueblo Referee's Association "Most Valuable Wrestler in the City of Pueblo."
2012 - Colorado Assistant Coach of the Year (Scholastic Division of Colorado).
2014 - National Assistant Coach of the Year (Scholastic Division Region 6).

Related Activities:
● Pueblo Original Wrestling Association (P.O.W.A )Wrestling Club - Still Active: Director/Coach
● As director of P.O.W.A Tim started a Wrestling Scholarship Fund that has awarded wrestlers through out the city, who have been in the club and want to continue there education in college.
● $17,250.00 scholarship monies has been awarded to date.

Personal:
Robert has lived in Pueblo for close to 50 years and is married to Regina Urenda.


GPSA "" By The Numbers

LEGEND: p = awarded posthumously; ^= attended first meeting; * = deceased;+ = charter member (placed after year inducted)

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Athlete/Coach
Robert Timothy Urenda (2017)

Attended Pueblo South H.S.
Robert Timothy Urenda (2017)

Football
Robert Timothy Urenda (2017)

Wrestling
Robert Timothy Urenda (2017)

Honorees in "U" 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