A Fort McMurray resident covering a decade and a half, Wade moved to Northern Alberta after completing degress at the University of Manitoba and Regina. A mainstay at Keyano College that has expanded during his time as Athletic Director. He is actively involved in the local figure skating, minor hockey and baseball programs as well as every multi-sport championship hosted in RMWB since the turn of the century. Wade is currently President of the Wood Buffalo Sport Hall of Fame Society and an advocate of the future Wood Buffalo Sport Connection. A former reciepient of the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Director of the Year, Wade is very proud of the three CCAA National Championships Committees he has been a part of in Fort McMurray. Wade and his wife Melissa have three kids and together they enjoy the Birchwood Trails, Vista Ridge and the Suncor Leisure Center as often as humanly possible.