Karen Helyer
Born: 12/13/69
Hometown: Oregon, OH
Currently: San Diego, CA
Height: 5'8"
College: Univ. of North Carolina-Wilmington
Seasons Played: 2nd Season

Career Highlights
  • Helyer is entering her second season on the pro beach tour.
  • Her best finish in 2000 was a 13th at the Oldsmobile Beach Volleyball Olympic Challenge Series events in Deerfield Beach, Florida and Virginia Beach, Virginia.
  • On the BVA Tour, her best finishes were 17ths at six of the seven events.


  • Played her collegiate volleyball at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington.
  • Was the captain of the team and made All-Conference during her career.


  • Helyer works full-time as a marine biologist for an environmental consulting firm in San Diego.
  • Hobbies include golfing, hiking, fishing, anything to do with water, and creative cooking.

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