|Date of birth||28 January 1988|
|Place of birth||Bad Dürkheim, West Germany|
|Height||1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|2001–2003||SV 1911 Bad Dürkheim|
|2003–2006||1. FC Kaiserslautern|
|2006–2010||1. FC Kaiserslautern II||65||(10)|
|2007||→ 1. FC Kaiserslautern||2||(0)|
|2010–2011||SV Darmstadt 98||19||(0)|
|2011–2012||VfR Wormatia Worms||21||(1)|
|2012–2014||KSV Hessen Kassel||41||(12)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 June 2015.
At the age of 15, Henel left his hometown Bad Dürkheim where he played for SV 1911 Bad Dürkheim to go to 1. FC Kaiserslautern which played in the first Bundesliga. After three years in the youth ranks of the club he became the opportunity to play with the second team in the Regionalliga Süd while the first team had to join the 2. Bundesliga. Although the second squad of FCK had no chance to stay in the 3. Liga, Henel had an important role in the team and could score eight times in 29 games.
Since summer 2007, he was part of the first team and played two times in the second league without to score.
- "Henel, Christian" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 8 July 2012.
- "Verpflichtungen und Wechselzirkus bei den 98ern" (in German). darmstadt.eins.de. Retrieved 8 July 2012.
- "SV 98 verpflichtet zwei weitere neue Offensivspieler" (in German). Echo Online. Archived from the original on 18 July 2011.