Craig Marshall, a native Coloradoan, has led a very active lifestyle. Playing many team sports as a youngster, he didn’t discover tennis until high school. He quickly became hooked on the sport and has played, taught and coached tennis for over 42 years. Craig played collegiate tennis at Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas. It was here, that Craig developed a true passion for tennis due to the guidance and motivation of his college tennis coach, Dr. Bryce Young.
Craig started the Boys and Girls High School Tennis Program at Rangeview High School in Aurora, Co. Craig received Continental League Tennis Coach of the Year Honors in 1991 after his Girls Team finished 3rd at the Colorado State Championships. Craig taught for 32 years in the Aurora Public School System as an Elementary Physical Education Teacher and classroom teacher,
Craig is an avid fitness runner and cyclist. He has completed in 25 marathons (including Boston, L.A. and many Colorado events. In 2011, Craig took over the Junior Director position with Parker Tennis in Parker, Colorado. He has also has been the Head Tennis Coach at Legend High School in Parker since 2013. Presently, Craig is providing Elementary and Middle Schools with USTA “Adopt-a School” Tennis programs. This is Craig’s 2nd year as the Colorado Director of the Aceing Autism Program.