STEVE KONEK, SR
Throughout the years, Steve has dedicated his life to summer collegiate baseball in the Pacific Northwest. He coached with the Merchants from 1989-1993 as well as from 2014-2019. Steve served as President of the Pacific International League from 1992 – 97 and then again from 2002 – 10. The National Baseball Congress presented him with the 1999 Hap Dumont Award.
Following high school, Steve joined the US Army, 1965 – 68. As a paratrooper, he served with the 173d Airborne Brigade (Separate) and the 4th Psychological Operations Group completing two tours in Vietnam. Steve is a graduate of Tacoma Community College and the University of Washington.
In 1998 he was honored as the Washington Education Association Classified Employee of the Year.