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Hans Henken
Position: Skipper
Height: 6'0"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Coronado, CA
High School: Coronado
Major: Aeronautics and Astronautics

As a Senior (2014-2015) 

• Named to the ICSA All-Academic team
• Helped Stanford finish third in team racing and 11th in the coed division at ICSA Nationals (May 31)
• Led the Cardinal B-squad to a 20-point total in 14 races at the Mark Healy PCCSC Coed Conference Championship (May 2)
• Aided the Cardinal in its perfect 11-0 record at the Carter Ford PCCSC Team Race Conference Championship (May 3)
• Participated in the Hatch Brown Trophy with Mary Vangelos in the A-division (Sept. 20)
• With crew Sammy Steele, led Stanford to a win and a 6-0 record at the PCCSC Match Racing Championship (Oct. 4)
• Skippered the Cardinal A-unit at the Hoyt Trophy with crew Mary Vangelos (Oct. 25)
• Participated in the Big Sail, which Stanford won 2-0 (Nov. 18)
• Helped Stanford go 19-5 and finish second at the Aaron Szambecki Team Race, teaming up with crew Nikki Obel (Mar. 28)
• Sailed with Nikki Obel at the Lynne Marchiando Team Race, where Stanford went 11-4 and finished third (Apr. 4) 

As a Junior (2013-2014) 

• Helped lead Stanford to a first-place finish at the Coed PCCSC Championship with a first-place result in division-B, recording eight wins in 12 races (April 27)
• Guided Stanford to a first-place finish at the Thompson Trophy, sailing to a second-place result with two wins in 11 races (April 13)
• One of five skippers to lead Stanford to a third-place result at the Aaron Szambecki Team Race with a 15.6 record (March 23)
• Led Stanford to a second-place result at the Bob Bavier Team Race, sailing to a second-place finish in division-A with 15 wins in 21 races
• Placed third in division-B to help lead Stanford to a first-place finish at the North #2 (Feb. 9)
• Took third in division-B with two wins in five races at the North #1 to lead Stanford to a first-place result (Feb. 9)
• Placed eighth in division-A to lead Stanford to a second-place result at the Sherman Hoyt Trophy (Oct. 27)
• Third-place finish in division-A at the Moody Trophy regatta with 68 points (Oct. 12)
• Skippered eight regattas on the year

As a Sophomore (2012-2013)

• Finalist for the Youth America’s Cup team
• Skippered eight races
• Sixth at ICSA Coed National Championship
• Part of first-ever semifinal victory at ICSA Coed National Championship
• Led program to first-ever No. 1 ranking with semifinal win at ICSA Coed National Championship
• Skippered Cardinal to second-place finish in B-Division to win Admiral’s Cup
• Third at Jan Friis/Lynne Marchiando Team Race
• Won St. Francis Interconference as Cardinal topped both divisions and totaled 68 points
• Won John Jackson Memorial Team Race (9-1 overall and 7-0 in the first round)
• Second with 16 points alongside Rebecca King in North #1 and #2 for Stanford win

As a Freshman (2011-2012)

• Skippered seven races, including four regional regattas
• Two wins at Redwood Shores, two wins in Newport Beach with Natalie Urban at crew
• Nine top-five finishes in 10 races at College of Charleston Coed (won B-Division, second overall)

The Henken File

• Part of U.S. Olympic Development Team
• 2011 Southern California Yachtman of the Year
• Began sailing at age four
• Third at 2008 Volvo Youth World Championship
• 16th in 2009 29er World Championship (gold fleet)
• Won 2008 U.S. Youth Championship
• 2009 International Junior Moth World Champion
• 2011 29erxx Kiel World Cup winner
• 2011 29er German National Championship winner
• Fourth at 2011 29er European Championship (gold fleet)
• Son of Ed and Tamra Henken
• Two siblings, Paris and Sterling