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Fetters, Provenzano head to CHSCA Hall of Fame

Published: February 3, 2014, 8:12 pm, by Scott Kaniewski

Carl Fetters and Mike Provenzano were elected to the Colorado High School Coaches Association this weekend.

Both coaches spent their coaching careers in the shadow of Pikes Peak.

Fetters spent 30 years coaching the Cheyenne Mountain football team. He also coached girls’ and boys’ basketball and baseball, and spent time as an assistant football coach with Manitou Springs and Palmer.

Mike Provenzano was elected into the CHSCA Hall of Fame.

Mike Provenzano was elected into the CHSCA Hall of Fame.

He is on the staff with the Colorado State Pueblo football team, one of the top Division II football programs in the country. Fetters won 203 games coaching the Indians football team, twice taking squads to the state championship game. He made another two semifinals appearances.

Provenzano won four state championships as a hockey coach — three with Palmer between 1968 and 1999, and the fourth with Cheyenne Mountain, where he coached from 2002-11.

Provenzano was instrumental in getting hockey sanctioned as a high school sport by the Colorado High School Activities Association¬†in 1975.¬†Provenzano’s hockey teams posted a record of 394-200-15. Earlier this year, he was inducted into the CHSAA Hall of Fame.¬†

Provenzano also was an assistant baseball and football coach at Palmer.

Provenzano and Fetters join Ron Keller (cross country/track, Durango), Bonnie Wallin-Kuntz (volleyball, Otis) and Randy Yaussi (cross country/track, Poudre) as CHSCA hall selections. They will be inducted March 29.