Helen Lee is a U.S. Masters Swimming coach at Southern California Aquatics.
Helen Lee was born and raised in Santa Monica, California. She began swimming at age 16 at Santa Monica High. She went on to join the USS age group swim team, Team Santa Monica. She then attended Wheaton College in Massachusetts, where she swam all four years. She qualified for New England League Championships all four years and had personal bests in the 100 and 200 breastroke. Helen graduated with a degree in Environmental Science in May, 1999 and moved back to Santa Monica. She worked with the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District as a lab analyst. She left the water business to pursue a career in environmental consulting. She kept herself busy by continuing her education in the sciences by obtaining a Masters degree in Environmental Science at Loyola Marymount University. She received her degree in May 2007.