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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Rockrimmon Vision Source the leading provider of vision care products and services in Colorado Springs.

Dr. Jerry A. Hendricks

Dr. Hendricks is a Colorado Springs native and was previously a Systems Aerospace engineer. Dr. Hendricks is a past president of the Southern Colorado Optometric Society. He is on the Board of Directors of the Colorado Chapter of Safari Club International and Sportsmen for Community. He is a longtime volunteer with the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo.

Education:

  • 1998 – Doctor of Optometry, Pacific University College of Optometry
  • 1997 – Internships at Pacific University Strabismus Referral Center, Pacific University Family Vision Center, and Eye Institute of Utah (LASIK/Cataract center)
  • 1989 – Bachelor of Science, Colorado State University

Professional Affiliations and Activities:

  • State Licensure: Colorado
  • Certified Therapeutic/Diagnostic Optometrist
  • Southern Colorado Optometric Society
  • Colorado Optometric Association
  • American Optometric Association
  • Optometric Consultant to School Districts 20 and 49
  • Academy District 20 Physicians Advisory Board

Dr. Keely M. Knoche

Dr. Knoche is originally from western Texas but has resided in Colorado Springs since 2003. She is a previous board member and longtime supporter of the Junior League of Colorado Springs and a past officer of the Southern Colorado Optometric Society. She has served as an alumnae advisor for Kappa Alpha Theta at Colorado College and is currently serving as a mentor for recently licensed optometrists through the Colorado Optometric Association. She also enjoys volunteering at her children’s schools and spends most of her free time chauffeuring her son and daughter to their different activities around town.

Education:

  • 2004 – Doctor of Optometry, Magna Cum Laude, University of Houston College of Optometry
  • 2003 – Internships at Dishler Laser Institute (Denver) and Evans Army Community Hospital (Fort Carson)
  • 2000 – Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude, Texas Tech University

Professional Affiliations and Activities:

  • State Licensure: Colorado
  • Certified Therapeutic/Diagnostic Optometrist
  • Southern Colorado Optometric Society
  • Colorado Optometric Association
  • American Optometric Association

Dr. Brenda Begin

Dr. Begin is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. Dr. Begin is also active in her church and serves as Awards Coordinator in her sons’ Boy Scout troop.

Education:

  • 1985 – Doctor of Optometry, Magna Cum Laude, University of Houston
  • 1984 – Externship, Indian Health Service, Santa Fe, NM
  • 1982 – Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude, University of Houston

Professional Affiliations and Activities:

  • State Licensure: Colorado
  • Certified Diagnostic/ Therapeutic Optometrist
  • Southern Colorado Optometric Society
  • Colorado Optometric Association
  • American Optometric Association
  • American Academy of Optometry