About the Author
Kent Walker has been a nationally certified umpire in Canada for more than 25 years. He has worked international baseball as well, officiating at the World Junior Championships in 2002.
Kent has served on the Canadian National Umpire Committee and as a provincial supervisor for 20 years.
He has umpired at about 15 National tournaments and supervised five more.
Kent is a Senior Course Conductor, meaning he is qualified to train and supervise umpires at all levels in Canada.
In his other life, Kent has been an editor and writer for more than 30 years, working as editor at several newspapers across Canada and as publisher and editor at several magazines. He has also been a college journalism instructor.