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In this episode of Coffee with Coaches™, Bobby Bayliss shares practical tips for supercharging your culture.


“Life is a team game.”

Bobby Bayliss

“Culture is the environment in which you want your team to be.”

Bobby Bayliss

“It’s much harder to maintain success than it is to create success.”

Bobby Bayliss

“The more people you talk to, the greater ideas you’ll get.”

Bobby Bayliss


#1: Develop a great work ethic. 

You do that by setting the example and making sure your players work hard.

#2: Promote a strong team concept.

You do that by constantly reinforcing things that bring them together.

#3: Keep your antennae up all the time.

You never know when the next storm is brewing. Always be looking for things.


  • Start the year with a cookout.
  • Help teammates get to know each other better.
  • Ask a lot of questions. (Use trivia)
  • Be patient and understanding.
  • Study others but figure out how to be the best leader you can be.
  • Decide who you want to be as a culture.
  • Create a schedule with the most opportunities.
  • Play the best teams possible.


A 7-time NCAA Championship Coach and 2022 GLVC Coach of the Year, René Vidal is head coach at McKendree Tennis and founder of René Vidal Leadership Academy.


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