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
Wednesday, 01 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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William Joseph "Bill" Hybl

High School: Attended Pueblo Central H.S., graduating in 1960


2009 Outward Bound - Outstanding Citzen
2009 NORAD/USNORTHCOM- Commander’s Appreciation Medal
2008 NORAD - Deputy Commander NORAD commendation Citation
2006 Colorado Sports Hall of Fame - Inductee
2005 Colorado College - The Worner Award
2005 University of Colorado - Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters
2004 Colorado Business Hall of Fame - Laureate
2003 Hall of Fame - City of Pueblo, Colorado
2003 Citizen of the West - National Western Stock Show
2002 Colorado College - Sports Hall of Fame
2001 Air Force Academy Association of Graduates - Honorary Membership
2001 American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL) - the Gary McPherson Award
2001 the University of Colorado School of Law - William Lee Knous Award
2001 U.S. Sports Academy - Eagle Award
2000 Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame - Inductee
2000 U.S. Olympic Committee - Gen. Douglas McArthur Award
1998 Colorado College - Honorary Doctorate of Laws
1998 Colorado Springs NAACP - Commendation
1997 U.S. Sports Academy - Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy
1996 University of Colorado - Board of Regents Distinguished Service Award
1996 Boy Scouts of America - Distinguished Eagle Scout
1996 Air Force Space Command - Honorary Commander
1995 Department of the Army - Outstanding Civilian Service Medal
1995 Pikes Peak Range Riders - Silver Spur Award
1995 Pueblo Hispanic Education Foundation Award
1995 U.S. Swimming Award - Man of the Year
1992 Ellis Island - Medal of Honor
1992 U.S. Chamber of Commerce - Special Commendation for performance as President of the U.S. Olympic Committee
1992 Sigma Chi Fraternity - Significant Sig Award


Professional Affiliations and Achievements:

United States Olympic Committee - President Emeritus
United States Olympic Foundation - Chairman
International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) - President
International University Sports Federation (FISU) President, legal Commission
International Olympic Committee, International Relations Committee - Member
Junior Achievement International - Director Emeritus
The Colorado College - Trustee
The Hundred Club of Colorado Springs - President, Board of Directors
Air Force Academy Foundation - President, Board of Directors

Related Activities:
Bill Hybl is still actively involved with:

The U.S. Olympic Committee
The International Olympic Committee
Federation Internationale du Sport Universitaire/ The Air Force Academy Foundation
Civilan Aide Emeritus to the Secretary of the Army
Colorado College
International foundation for Electoral Systems
The Fund for American Studies
The United States Olmpic Foundation
Federation internationale de Gymnastique
The Hundred Club of Colorado Springs.


Contributions and Honors:

1994 - Oversaw the disciplinary hearing for Figure Skater Tonya Harding
1996-00 Served as the President of the U.S. Olympic Committee and was recognized for his ethics reform,
            organizational restructuring, externalization of drug-testing procedures, and greater support for
            disabled athletes.
1999 - Named one of the top 125 Sports personalities by The Sport Intern
2000 - Inducted into the Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame
          Named the 66th Most Powerful Person in Sports by TSN
2002 - Inducted into the Colorado College Sports Hall of Fame
2006 - Inducted into the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame
2008 - Named the #2 Most Influential Sports Figure by the Gazette


Occupation: President and CEO of the El Pomar Foundation

Personal: Lives in Colorado Springs, CO with his wife Kathleen (Kathy) Hybl.


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