How to Be a Visionary Leader with ITA CEO Tim Russell


In this episode of Down 40 Love, Tim Russell, CEO at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, shares the leadership lessons he’s learned as a former Professor of Music at Arizona State University turned visionary leader guiding the National Governing Body for U.S. collegiate tennis.

3 Big Ideas:

💡 Confidence – “When all things are equal, the most confident player wins.”

💡 Vision – “Leaders ask, ‘What does the future look like?…How are we doing against our goals?'”

💡 Adversity – “Down 40 Love is a matter of perspective. It’s a peak performance opportunity; a time to breathe, focus, and enjoy the challenge.”

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7-time NCAA championship coach and entrepreneur René Vidal helps leaders and organizations turn adversity into competitive advantage.