Helena was born and raised in Oregon. She graduated from George Fox University with her Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training in 2014. She attended Lamar University in Texas where she worked as the Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer for the softball team and received a Master’s degree in Kinesiology. Helena is certified through the Board of Certification and a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association.
She is also the head athletic trainer for Lebanon High School. She lives in Corvallis with her husband Andy.