Coach Helbert is from Stuart, Virginia. She fell in love with volleyball in the fourth grade and has continued to play since. Helbert attended Patrick County High School and played basketball and volleyball.

During her time at Patrick County she received multiple district and region honors for volleyball, as well as being named to the honorable mention all-state team. Helbert was voted team MVP for three consecutive seasons, first team all-district three seasons, and Piedmont District Player of the year two consecutive seasons. She was also the first player to break 1,000 kills in their career at PC.

Following an outstanding high school career, Helbert attended North Greenville University in Tigerville, South Carolina where she played volleyball for two seasons.  She then transferred to Ferrum College where she finished out her athletic career, while majoring in Business with an emphasis in Sports Management.

Since 2015, Helbert has been coaching travel volleyball for several different age groups. Currently, Helbert works as an Advisor for the Educational Talent Search Program at Patrick Henry Community College.