- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 1", Weight 198lbs.
- School Connors State College, Oklahoma State University
- High School St. Michael's College School
- Born June 21, 1990
Knecht had previously played for the Oshawa Dodgers of the Intercounty Baseball League in 2008 and 2009, before the team folded in 2010. With the Dodgers in 2009, he had a .349 avg with a .391 OBP, and fielded .941 with 6HR and 20 RBI. With the same club in 2008, he was a .379 player with a 1.000 fielding %, hitting only 1 HR and 7 RBI.
In high school in Toronto, he lettered all four years at St. Michael's College School, where he also played hockey.
Knecht has also played for Team Canada in the Junior World Championships in 2008.