How many kids does Greg Knapp have? More on wife and children of late NY Jets assistant coach

Joshua Rogers July 23, 2021
How many kids does Greg Knapp have? More on wife and children of late NY Jets assistant coach
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New York Jets assistant coach Greg Knapp has died following an accident at the weekend. Tributes have flooded in for the former coach, with many people posting their condolences to his wife and kids.

New York Jets assistant Greg Knapp dies following tragic accident

The NFL world was saddened to hear the death of New York Jets assistant coach Greg Knapp on Friday.

58-year-old Knapp died five days after being involved in a cycling crash.

The incident took place near his home in Danville, California, with the San Ramon Police Department stating Knapp collided with a single motorist.

Knapp was hired by the Jets in January as part of new coach Robert Saleh’s staff, working as the passing game specialist.

Knapp was previously with the Atlanta Falcons as the quarterbacks’ coach, and spent ten seasons as an offensive co-ordinator for the San Francisco 49ers, Atlanta Falcons, Seattle Seahawks and the then-Oakland Raiders.

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Knapp’s family release statement

According to reports, Greg Knapp was surrounded by his children, mother, wife and brother when he passed away.

The family released the following statement:

“Greg Knapp (aka Knapper) was called back home to Heaven, where he will be reunited with his Dad.

“Greg’s infectious personality is most people’s first and lasting memory of him.

“The phrase ‘he never met a stranger’ encapsulates Knapper’s zest for life. He had a unique gift to make everyone feel special and, to Knapper, they all were.

“While his family, friends and players still had so much to learn from him and desperately wished they had more time with him, God called an audible and wanted to go over the game plan directly with him. It will certainly be a masterpiece, just like Greg!”

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More on Knapp’s wife and children

Greg Knapp’s wife is Charlotte Knapp, whom it is believed he has been married to for some time.

The couple have three children together, daughters Natalie, Camille and Jordan.

The family live together at their home in Danville, California, although not much else is known.

Twitter was full of condolences to the family, and shared many tributes to Greg online.

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Joshua is a senior sports writer with over four years' experience in online writing. He graduated with a BA in Ancient History from The University of Manchester before receiving an MA in Sports Journalism from The University of Central Lancashire. He became a trending writer for a leading social publisher and later spent time covering the 2018 World Cup for The Mirror Online. He then moved to a social marketing agency where he acted as website editor. His specialties on The Focus include F1, tennis, NBA, NFL and combat sports.