Eric Wade

Tennis Professional

Eric has been a USPTA certified professional since 2015. He grew up in CT and played college tennis in West Palm Beach, FL. His college team was consistently ranked in the top 40 nationally through his playing career.  He has played Pro-Am tournaments with former grand slam tournament winners and touring professionals including Taylor Dent, Jared Palmer, and Johan Kriek. Eric is a formerly ranked top 20 singles player, top 10 doubles, and #1 in the father-son doubles division for many years in New England. 

With over 15 years playing experience, and a strong background in physical fitness, Eric brings a sense of fun and energy to his tennis instruction. He is a former head teaching pro at multiple clubs in CT, with experience  teaching all age groups and all playing abilities. He is very passionate about coaching and it has inspired him to help others achieve their goals.

Eric has degrees in exercise science and physical therapy. As well as teaching tennis, he currently works in physical therapy specializing in geriatric care. Eric resides in Hamden, CT with his wife Gretchen.


Eric Wade.jpg