Varsity Coach

Dr. Jena Wider


New to Staples Varsity Girls Tennis Head Coaching in 2022, Wider is an avid tennis and squash player, having won NYSPHSAA (NY States) two times in high school, once singles, once doubles. Recruited to two division 3 schools for tennis, she opted to attend Princeton University and played division 1 squash. She continues to play tennis in her hometown Westport, CT. She has three children, two dogs and one very happy husband. 

As a women’s health doctor, Wider has dedicated her professional career to empowering girls and women to take charge of their physical and mental health. She has appeared on The Today Show, CBS News, ABC News Nightline, CNN/Headline News, Fox News, Good Day NY, HuffPost Live. She sits on the advisory boards of Cosmopolitan magazine and Health magazine. Wider is the resident doctor on Just Jenny SiriusXM Stars and LOVELINE. She has been heard on Bloomberg Radio, Howard Stern, Oprah Radio, WABC-AM Talk Radio, among many other stations across the country.

Wider is the author of four books, including The Savvy Woman PatientThe Doctor’s Complete College Girls’ Health Guide, The New Mom’s Survival Guide and Got Teens? The Doctor Moms’ Guide to Sexuality, Social Media and other Adolescent Realities.