Jordan Wade ‘10 arrived at Hebron as a sophomore in 2008 hailing from Grantham, NH with roots in New Zealand. In his time at Hebron, he was passionate about all things athletic and has made coaching basketball his career. At Hebron, Jordan was a football, basketball, and lacrosse player. Upon graduation, he went west to the University of Montana for two years where he played lacrosse. He transferred to Wellington College in New Zealand for his junior year. While in Wellington he and a group of peers organized the first ever high school girl’s lacrosse league in the country, each coaching a team.! Jordan then transferred to the University of Houston for his senior year - inspired by the University's hiring of legendary college coach Kelvin Sampson. In his senior year of college, Jordan would become director of the student equipment management team and under the direction of Coach, Sampson would help start up the Cougar’s first analytics team. After graduating from Houston, Jordan stayed with Houston’s program for four more years. In 2019 Jordan took a job as an Elite Skills Trainer in Texas’s mammoth AAU basketball program. He is currently the coach of the 12-14 age group, traveling cross-state and all the way to Louisiana for games. With the major focus of AAU basketball being in the summer, Jordan was able to get a job coaching at Fallbrook Academy in Greenspoint, North Houston. In the winter, Jordan coaches all the school’s basketball teams ranging from grades one to eight.
Jordan’s favorite Hebron memories are all the great football, basketball, and lacrosse teams he played on, with the friends he made for life.