BIOGRAPHY

David WheatonDavid Wheaton is an author, radio host, and former professional tennis player.

David’s first book, University of Destruction: Your Game Plan for Spiritual Victory on Campus (Bethany House, 2005), reached as high as #25 on Amazon.com. His second book, My Boy, Ben: A Story of Love, Loss, and Grace (Tristan Publishing) released in November 2014.

David is also the host of The Christian Worldview, a weekly, nationally-syndicated radio program that airs on 225 stations. In addition, David is a contributing columnist for the Minneapolis Star Tribune and a sought-after speaker.

Formerly, David was one of the top professional tennis players in the world. During his 13 years on tour from 1988-2001, David reached the semifinals or better in singles or doubles of every Grand Slam tournament (including the semi-finals of singles at Wimbledon), attained a career-high singles world ranking of #12, won the prestigious Grand Slam Cup, represented the United States in Davis Cup competition, and scored victories over notable players such as Andre Agassi, Jimmy Connors, Ivan Lendl, Stefan Edberg, Jim Courier, and Michael Chang.  >> Click here for more on David’s tennis career.

On a personal note, David was born in Minnesota in 1969 as the youngest of four children. He is married to his lifelong best friend, Brodie, and they are the parents of a son…and two Labrador Retrievers. David is thankful for his faith in Christ, his family, and living near where he grew up in Minnesota.