Joseph Kneipp

Joseph "Joe" Kneipp (born 27 September 1973 in Brisbane, Queensland) is a professional squash player from Australia.

Joseph Kneipp
Country Australia
ResidenceAmsterdam
Born (1973-09-27) 27 September 1973 (age 47)
Brisbane, Australia
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned Pro1994
Retired2007
PlaysRight-Handed
Coached byDaniel Kneipp
Men's Singles
Highest ranking10 (January 2004)
World OpenSF (2003)
Last updated on: 20 December 2011.

Kneipp was born in Brisbane and grew up near Cairns. He began playing squash at the age of seven. As a junior, he won the Australian under-13 squash championship title. At the age of 14, he attended the Australian Institute of Sport for a year. He captained the Australian team which won the world junior team title in 1992.

Kneipp joined the professional circuit in 1994. His career-high world ranking to date is World No. 10 in January 2004. That year, he finished runner-up to Thierry Lincou in the Super Series Finals.

Kneipp won a gold medal in the mixed doubles at the 2006 Commonwealth Games, partnering Natalie Grinham. He also won the mixed doubles title at the 2006 World Doubles Squash Championships, partnering Rachael Grinham.

Since 2002, Joe has been coached by his brother Daniel Kneipp. Joe and Dan write a regular column called Team Kneipp at the website Squash Talk.

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