Ken Cheslik grew up playing baseball on Tacoma’s Eastside and at Lincoln High School, and has spent his adult life officiating all the diamond sports. He has volunteered his time at the South End and Eastside Boys & Girls Club and Lincoln as a referee and coach. For seven years he was an umpire in chief for the National Softball Association, and he worked NSA World Championships in Phoenix, AZ and St. George, UT and NSA World Series of Fastpitch in Modesto, CA, Las Vegas and Everett. He worked the NSA Senior Softball World Championships in Las Vegas and Phoenix. He also has been active in the American Softball Association, U.S. Specialty Sports Association and the WIAA.