Sean Hopkins attended a recruitment camp in Lake Placid, N.Y., where he was selected to compete in 2010-2011 team trials. Hopkins' strength and speed landed him a spot on the national team in his rookie season.
Hopkins was a dual athlete in football and track at Illinois College before attending and graduating from Eastern Illinois University, where he focused on competing as a decathlete. He enjoys working out, coaching, watching movies and TV, playing video games and eating everything in sight.
- 2010-2011 World Cup as brakeman for Ethan Albrecht-Carrie in four-man
-15th in Park City (12/10), 10th in Lake Placid (12/10)
- 2010-2011 America's Cup as brakeman for Jay Noller in two-man
-16th in Park City #2 (11/10)
- 2010-2011 Europa Cup as brakeman for Jay Noller in four-man
-36th in Igls #1 (11/10), 27th in Igls #2 (11/10)