Axel Jüptner (26 April 1969 in Gemmrigheim – 24 April 1998 in Bad Oeynhausen) was a German footballer.
Jüptner played in the Bundesliga for VfB Stuttgart between 1988 and 1991. In 1991, he joined KFC Uerdingen 05 and helped win promotion to the Bundesliga the same year. He played for Uerdingen until November 1997, when he transferred to FC Carl Zeiss Jena. On 23 April 1998, during a training session in Jena, he suffered from myocardial infarction and died one day later.