Tragil Wade Inc. aspires to assist in Educating and Empowering people around the world by sharing REAL LIFE testimonies.

Born and raised on the south side of Chicago, at an early age Tragil Wade became a caregiver to her younger brother, Dwyane Wade, among her other siblings and extended family. While caring for her family, Tragil realized she had a passion for giving back to underserved youth.

Following her passion, she earned her Associate Degree from San Diego City College in Early Childhood Education. She then went on to receive her Bachelors at Chicago State where she minored in Psychology and majored in Elementary Education.

In 2006, she was hired at CSMG Sports as a Client Manager in Sports Marketing. In 2009 CAA bought out CSMG where she remained employed until April 2019.

In 2007, she became the Executive Director of Wade’s World Foundation.  Under her leadership the organization raised over $3.4 million in the 1st 5 years and received numerous awards. She continued to add various programs around the world until 2017. In 2015 she went back to further her education to received certification in Transformational Foundation, Grants and Strategies, Principals in Leadership and Board Building at the University of Notre Dame. 

In 2017, her organization was launched as a 501(c)3, America’s Big Sisters Foundation, where she continues to pursue her mission of providing support for youth across the country to live above difficult circumstances.

In the meantime, Tragil never left her faith.  She took ministerial classes and in 2014, she received her Ministerial Certification.

Tragil Wade is a passionate speaker who proudly shares her story in hopes of motivating others to live their dreams despite all odds and surmount obstacles to living their best lives. She is an infectious speaker who brings excitement to any stage she graces. It is her desire to encourage youth and provide practical life skills and spiritual tools for them to successfully navigate through life. Tragil is perfect to speak to schools, youth groups, ministries, conferences, retreats, special events, and more.  Some of her speaking topics include: 

  • Live to Dream  – Accessing your full potential
  • In the Waiting Room – How to wait without losing hope              
  • Take Flight – Keys to Success
  • Empower Youth – Steps to Effective Mentorship
  • Youth Life-Skills – Coach Tragil uses her newly released Journal book to facilitate a workshop to help coach teens through life experiences centered around the game of Basketball

Just to name a few…

Ms. Wade can tailor the message as needed for your organization.

Scouting Report: Coach T Journal

This is a journal that includes positive affirmations that can assist adolescents and young adults through tough situations.

Tragil’s mission is to empower, encourage, and educate young ladies in underserved communities to become positive, independent, goal-oriented and self-sufficient in society.  Ensuring that every young lady is equipped with the knowledge to pursue a productive and fulfilling life, and to succeed in a diverse evolving global society.

Over a decade Tragil Wade has led in the non-profit sector

She was responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of Wades World Foundation organization. Key duties included fundraising, marketing, and community outreach.

Tragil developed and implemented strategies aiming to promote the organization’s mission and “voice” Creating complete business plans for the attainment of goals and objectives set by the parties in charge. She built an effective team of leaders by providing guidance and coaching to subordinate managers.


9212 Fry Rd Suite #105-227
Cypress, TX 77433

Phone: (312) 544-0980