Reflections from the Home Team… Go the Distance will be an encouragement for readers who may find themselves in a catastrophic health situation such as a cancer diagnosis. The baseball/sports analogies that exist within the text speak to its readers in a creative, metaphorical way while interjecting encouraging attitudes, spiritual insights and steps to consider during the cancer journey.
David Welter recently retired from the Cedar Falls Community School District in Cedar Falls, Iowa, after serving forty years in education, thirty-seven of which were spent in Cedar Falls. During that time, he taught social studies, has been involved with baseball at the high school, college, and professional levels, while also serving as a Jr. High principal for the past sixteen years.
Since retiring, Welter continues to scout for the Atlanta Braves, works as an education consultant, farms, and enjoys precious time with his children and granddaughters. Welter has been inducted into the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame as well as being named Iowa’s Middle Level Principal of the Year in 2013.