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Our Experienced Martial Arts Instructors

Our Team of Experienced Martial Arts Instructors

Many of our martial arts instructors have been involved in Taekwondo for most of their lives. They enjoy sharing both the techniques they have learned over the years, and the character traits and morals that come with the self discipline of Taekwondo. 

Each of our taekwondo instructors started the Colorado Taekwondo Institute as a white belt and was developed from the ground up with years of practice. This provides each of our students with the very best martial arts instructor possible. 

CTI Instructor Bios

James M. Sautel
8th dan
President, Colorado Taekwondo Institute

Merinda J. Sautel
7th dan

John T. Sautel
7th dan

Erik R. Albrechtson
6th dan
Master Instructor

Fred M. Sautel III
5th dan
Master Instructor

Alice M. Meyung
5th dan
Master Instructor

Clayton C. Garner
5th dan
Master Instructor

Andy McDaniel
4th dan

Bridget Sautel
4th dan

Abdu Kikhia
4th dan

Brain Steward
4th dan

Hope Morgan

3rd dan

Stephen Sautel

3rd dan

Eileen Lindner

3rd dan

Tyler Murphy

3rd dan

Eric Evans

3rd dan

Collin Kreutz

3rd dan

Don Johnson

3rd dan

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Jason Walker

3rd dan

Kathleen Sautel

3rd dan

Zach Greaves

3rd dan

Current 2nd dan Black Belts

  • Peyton Brauch
  • Kyle Feagans
  • Natasha McKernan
  • Jennifer McKernan
  • Nathaniel McKernan
  • Mark Scott
  • Lexi Johannes
  • Shekina DeTienne
  • Makayla Trapp
  • Ryan Wyngarden
  • Gwen Gutierrez
  • Bruce Dean
  • Ethan Price
  • Rick Orton

Current 1st dan Black Belts

  • Katie Dahle
  • Merrick Oleszek
  • Evelyn LaMorgese
  • Keet Holdridge
  • Devon Bilyeu
  • Emily Artman
  • Josh Miller
  • Jameson Healy
  • T. J. Gutierrez
  • Lynne Dean
  • Calvin Jensen
  • Deb Denny
  • Cody Jacobson
  • Elizabeth Hawkins
  • Jonah Elstad
  • Lydia Willis
  • Lauren Smith
  • Vivi Brown
  • Pam Sautel
  • John Albrechtson
  • Mary Kay Albrechtson

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