Hometown: Cicero, N.Y.
USA SOFTBALL HISTORY
Has appeared on every Men's Slow Pitch National Team roster
2013 Border Battle Champion
- Hit .889 with 1 HR, 2 RBI and 1 run scored
2013 Slow Pitch Showdown Champion
- Hit .750 with 1 HR, 1 RBI and 1 run scored
2012 Border Battle Champion
- Hit .750 with 1 HR, 2 RBI and 3 runs scored
2012 Slow Pitch Showdown runner-up
2010, 2011 Border Battle Champion
Has played for Pierce Construction, Sojern, Hague, Bell Corp, Dan Smith, Easton, Hortenbach Auto/Long Haul/Easton and Laservision/Easton
2013 Men's Class A Slow Pitch National Champion and Super Slow Pitch Champion
5x Batting Champion
3x Long Haul Bomber Tour Champion
GET TO KNOW BRETT HELMER
Favorite athlete: Derek Jeter
Favorite vacation spot: Yosemite National Park
Person you admire most: My wife
Quote to live by: "You get out what you put in."
On how he got started in slow pitch: "It started as a favor to my best friend's older brother when I was in 10th grade. Played my first tournament and was hooked."
Advice to younger athletes: "Surround yourself with the right people. Work hard achieve your goals, and always put the team first."