1605 East Pikes Peak Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO, United States
Director Marc Knutila is a USPTA Certified Tennis Professional with years of tennis teaching experience and is in his ninth year as the Director of Tennis for the City of Colorado Springs and owner of Springs Tennis LLC.
Marc is the Southern Colorado Representative and Board Member for USTA Colorado. He's also the Chairperson for USTA Colorado Community Development Committee. Additionally, he is also a member of the CHSAA High School Tennis Committee. Lastly, Marc is the Executive Director of Springs Tennis Non-Profit Corp.
Marc was a Cum Laude graduate from UCCS, where he was a lettermen on the men's tennis team. While competing collegiately, he earned All-RMAC honors in singles, doubles, and academically. He was also a coach at the world famous IMG's Nick Bollettieri's Tennis Academy in Bradenton, Florida. Marc was previously the head girl's tennis coach for St. Mary's High School and led them to a perfect regular season record in 2022 and a 3rd place team finish at State. Marc was also the head coach of the boys team at The Colorado Springs School for 6 seasons. He was named the Tri-Peaks Coach of the Year in both 2021 and 2022.
Marc is originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico, and is the youngest of three children. He is NTRP rated a 5.0 player. Before becoming a tennis pro full-time, Marc spent time as an associate at the financial firm T. Rowe Price and was also a newspaper reporter in Minnesota.