Ed Rounds has loved basketball since playing on a state tournament high school team in Alaska. He started officiating 24 years ago as a way to give back to the sport and is still doing it with the same motivation. During those years he has officiated in two state tournaments and 20 district tournaments. He also has refereed community college games for the past 11 years. His devotion to the sport also includes helping to run the Western Washington Basketball Officials Association. He has served on the board for 11 years, including three years as president. That work includes helping to write the group’s policies as a committee chair. His son and daughter both played basketball and baseball with Ed coaching them in both sports for 15 years.