Name: Vincent Hancock
Sport: Shooting
Discipline(s): Shotgun Shooting
Event(s): Skeet
Height: 5-8
Weight: 175
DOB: 3/19/1989
Birthplace: Port Charlotte, Fla.
Hometown: Eatonton, Ga.
High School: Gatewood High School (Eatonton, Ga.) ‘07
College: Troy University ‘14, Business Management
Olympic Experience
  • Three-time Olympian (2008, 2012, 2016); Two-time Olympic medalist (2 golds)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 15th
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, gold
  • Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, gold
  • In 2012, became the first skeet shooter to win gold medals at consecutive Olympic Games despite almost retiring from the sport in 2011.
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2015 – gold
  • Years of participation: 2005, 2007, 2009-11, 2013-15
  • Medals: 4 (3 golds, 1 bronze)
  • Gold – 2005, 2009, 2015
  • Bronze – 2007
  • In 2015, became the first American shotgun shooter to win three world championship titles, and the third athlete to ever win three men’s skeet world championship gold medals.
Other Career Highlights
  • 2011 Pan American Games, gold
  • 2007 Pan American Games, gold
Personal: Son of Craig and Susan Hancock...Has one brother, Matthew, and one sister, Joanie...Married his wife, Rebekah, on May 31, 2008...Has two daughters, Bailey and Brenlyn...Father was a competitive shooter and inspired him to begin shooting competitively at age 11...Career goal is to run a successful shooting academy...Former sergeant in the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit...Earned the National Defense Service Medal, The Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon and the Distinguished International Shooter Badge...Interests include playing golf, hunting and fishing...Volunteers at the Scholastic Clay Target Program and the Youth Target Foundation to promote the sport of shooting to youth.