Wade was inducted into the Player’s Hall of Fame in 2015.
Wade played high school golf at Carroll High from 2002-2005. Wade finished T-4 at 3A State Golf Tournament in 2002, was Raccoon River Conference Medalist in 2003, and Class 3A State Medalist in 2004 and 2005. Wade was the Iowa High School Golf Coaches Association's Player of the Year in Class 3A in 2004.
After high school, Wade went to Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa, Iowa on a golf scholarship. After Wade’s career at Indian Hills, he golfed a year at Drake University before becoming a professional golfer. Wade competed in Canada, Arizona, and all around the Midwest on various tours (Canadian Tour, Gateway Pro Tour, All-American Tour, and Dakotas Tour). Wade have helped as the Assistant Golf Professional at the Carroll Country Club while competing, and continue to help during the golf season.
Wade is currently attending school for Elementary Education at Western Illinois University - Quad Cities, and while residing in Davenport with his fiance, Kelsey Eischeid, who is at Palmer College of Chiropractic.