Brett Helmer (Cicero, N.Y.) – Men's Slow Pitch National Team Head Coach

Brett Helmer has led the USA Softball Men’s Slow Pitch National Team Program since the 2018 season following the retirement of longtime Head Coach Steve Shortland.  Having served as an Assistant Coach for the Men’s Futures Slow Pitch National Team in 2016, Helmer helped lead the program to a perfect 4-0 record at Border Battle IX, including a 32-15 win over Team Canada. 

In his first season as Head Coach, Helmer helped the U.S. reclaim the Border Battle title, defeating Canada 30-13.

As a player, Helmer appeared on the Men’s Slow Pitch National Team since its inaugural season in 2009 through the 2016 season.  With the Red, White and Blue, Helmer amassed a .785 (22-for-28) career batting average against Team Canada with 11 home runs, 25 RBI and 19 runs scored.