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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) 

  • Swept Cal 2-0 in the varsity division with Kieran Chung, Haley Kirk and Max Kohrman to win Big Sail for the 10th consecutive season (Nov. 18)
  • Finished in 12th place in A-division with Quinn Vangelos to help Stanford place ninth as a team at the Hoyt Trophy Regatta (Oct. 25)
  • Contributed to the Cardinal's first team victory of the season at the PCCSC Match Racing Championship (Oct. 4)
  • Competed for the Hatch Brown Trophy at MIT, placing 16th in division-A with Quinn Vangelos to help Stanford finish 15th (Sept. 20)

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