• CrossFit Level I Certified
  • CrossFit Kids Certified
  • Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education with a Certification in Early Childhood Education from Towson University
  • Masters Degree in Administration and Supervision for Changing Populations from Notre Dame University of Maryland


Alea is a full time 5th grade teacher by day and a CrossFit coach and athlete in the evenings. She owns CrossFit ReVamped with her husband Gary Helmick in Columbia, Maryland. She found CrossFit in 2012 and has dedicated herself to the sport ever since. Prior to CrossFit, Alea ran track and field for Towson University where she held the 100m and 400m hurdle records. 

 “My husband, Gary Helmick introduced me to CrossFit after the Open in 2012. Since then I have been hooked. What I love most about CrossFit is working out with awesome people, and striving to reach new goals! I love to compete and be challenged with complicated skills and lifts. CrossFit is now a regular part of my life and I love sharing the same passion with members at CrossFit ReVamped.”

 At the 2013 Mid Atlantic Regional Alea placed 4th overall. At the competition she walked away with two first place finishes and one second place finish. At the 2014 Mid Atlantic Regional Alea took 5th overall and at the 2015 Atlantic Regional she placed 7th overall. 


Finished 26th in the World at the Reebok CrossFit Games in 2016

Finished 5th at the Atlantic Regional 2016 which qualified her for the CrossFit Games 
Finished 2nd in the 2016 CrossFit Open Mid Atlantic Region

Fittest in Maryland 2015 & 2016

Finished 7th in the 2015 Atlantic Regional

Finished 1st in the 2014 CrossFit Open Mid Atlantic Region, 8th in the World
Finished 4th at the 2013 Mid Atlantic Regional
Finished 5th in the 2013 Mid Atlantic CrossFit Open
Finished 1st place at SuperFit Crofton 2012
Career Achievement Award at Towson University
Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education

Master of Arts in Administration and Supervision for Changing Populations
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(Coaches CrossFit Kids at 6-7pm on Fridays)

Alea Helmick