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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

Eric Evans

3rd dan

Current 2nd dan Black Belts

  • Jason Walker
  • Eileen Lindner
  • Tyler Murphy
  • Collin Kreutz
  • Don Johnson
  • Thomas Sautel
  • Peyton Brauch
  • Kyle Feagans
  • Caleb Feagans
  • Zach Greaves
  • Natasha McKernan
  • Jennifer McKernan
  • Nathaniel McKernan
  • Kathleen Sautel
  • Lexi Johannes
  • Shekina DeTienne
  • Ethan Trapp
  • Mark Scott
  • Kenny Brancio
  • Bruce Dean

Current 1st dan Black Belts

  • Ethan Price
  • Gwen Gutierrez
  • Ryan Wyngarden
  • Makayla Trapp
  • Keet Holdridge
  • Trish Nguyen
  • Devon Bilyeu
  • T. J. Gutierrez
  • Merrick Oleszek
  • Rick Orton
  • Kameron Evans
  • Katie Dahle
  • Emily Artman
  • Nina Madayag
  • Pam Sautel
  • Mya Field
  • Chase Wyngarden
  • Evelyn LaMorgese
  • Josh Miller
  • Jameson Healy
  • Dante Hulin
  • Nico Trilk
  • John Albrechtson
  • Mary Kay Albrechtson

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