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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

Andrew J. McDaniel
5th dan
Master Instructor

Bridget Sautel
4th dan

Abdu Kikhia
4th dan

Brain Steward
4th dan

Current 3rd dan Black Belts

Hope Morgan
Kathleen Sautel
Jason Walker
Eileen Lindner
Tyler Murphy
Collin Kreutz
Don Johnson
Zach Greaves
Kyle Feagans
Peyton Brauch
Jennifer McKernan
Nathaniel McKernan
Natasha McKernan
Mark Scott
Shekina DeTienne
Caleb Feagans

Current 2nd dan Black Belts

  • Makayla Trapp
  • Ethan Price
  • Katie Dahle
  • Rick Orton
  • Evelyn LaMorgese
  • T.J. Gutierrez
  • Josh Miller
  • Keet Holdridge
  • Jameson Healy
  • Cody Jacobson
  • Deb Denny

Current 1st dan Black Belts

  • Calvin Jensen
  • Phillip Hoenmans
  • Konner Evans
  • Amy Krupp
  • Lydia Willis
  • Vivi Brown
  • Ed Stanton
  • Nico Trilk
  • Pam Sautel
  • Dean Loux
  • Irene Kim
  • Bill Schwartz
  • Sarah Dahle
  • Meryn Probasco
  • Karen Carreon
  • Lyndsey Boswell
  • Gillian Boswell
  • Sean Huntley
  • Abbey Salamera
  • Lars den Hartog
  • Lauren Smith
  • John Albrechtson
  • Mary Kay Albrechtson
  • Ralph Murphy
  • Charlotte Murphy

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