Mr. Robert Knipe III

UT Austin

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Bob 'Coach K' Knipe is an advocate for Physical Education and for the passionate Teachers who teach students to live a healthy and active lifestyle for life.

Teaching History. Bob Knipe has had a number of teaching positions and is currently one of the revolutionary Health and Physical Teachers at the University of Texas Elementary School, an urban demonstration charter school of the University of Texas at Austin. Mr. Knipe was recognized in 2011 as the UTES' Teacher of the Year and is active in his local, state, and national association as a member and presenter.

PEPEPTalk Founder - Bob Knipe founded PEPEPTalk to help serve the Physical Education Teachers around the world who are working to create a generation of healthy and active family members, citizens, and leaders. Teachers do not always feel the appreciation, gratitude and validation of the important work they do for the lives of the children and the families they serve. PEPEPTalk is going to be there to keep them inspired and motivated through social media and face to face contact in order for them to keep up there amazing efforts in our world.

Graduate Student - Starting in the Fall of 2015, Bob Knipe started work toward the next step us his formal education as a graduate student at UT Austin, in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus on Physical Education Teacher Education

Bob 'Coach K' Knipe motto is wellness for all because he believes all people should have an equal opportunity to pursue a healthy and active lifestyle.


University of Northern Iowa
Master of Education (MEd)
2008 To 2009

The University of Texas
Austin, Texas
Persuing a Doctoral
Curriculum and Instruction - Physical Education Teacher Education
2015 To

Montclair State University
Bachelor of Science (BS)
2003 To 2008

Professional Associations

2016 - Present

Texas Computer Education Association
2013 - Present

Texas Association for Health and Physical Education
2009 - Present

2006 - Present

2005 - 2009

Job History

Interactive Health Technologies LLC
Customer Success Manager
August 2017 - present

Austin, TX
March 2015 - present

Sustainable Food Center
Citizen Gardener Instructor
November 2012 - present

The University of Texas at Austin
The Unviersity of Texas Elementary School Physical Education Teacher
August 2009 - present

University of Texas
UT Elementary School Healthy Families Initiative Coordinator
August 2009 - present

Austin Association for Physical Education and Recreation
Austin, TX
August 2014 - August 2016

WellNest After School Program
August 2010 - June 2012

Grundy Center Middle School
Physical Education Teacher
August 2008 - June 2009

Polar Electro Oy
Graduate Student-Polar Scholar
August 2008 - June 2009

Grundy Family YMCA
Spin Instructor
August 2008 - January 2009

Elizabeth Morrow School
Movement Educator
June 2008 - August 2008

Write on Sports, Inc.
Teacher Assistant
January 2008 - June 2008

Montclair Bikery
January 2004 - January 2008

Honors and Awards

2012 Individual Health Champion
It's Time Texas (ITT)

Major of the Year
NASPE(Now SHAPE America)

Teacher of the Year (TOY)
University of Texas ES (UTES)