The hustle beats talent when talent doesn't hustle.The Silverfox Hustle is all about showcasing positive attitudes, great work ethics and consistent quality work. The Silverfox Hustle will be the vehicle that will inspire, motivate and share positive stories through its extraordinary guests. Host and creator, Shasi, is a former professional football player and now a coach developer as well as a commentator and pundit. He shares all the values and beliefs of the Silverfox Hustle. Enjoy the journey and stories! Cheers!
Silverfox Hustle #51 - Noh Alam Shah - The Sharp Shooter
2 Suzuki Cups, all time leading scorer in the tournament, 3 times S-League Champion, 2 Singapore Cups, S-League Player of the Year 2005, S-League Young Player of the Year 2002.....
Noh Alam Shah is one of the finest strikers Singapore has produced. "Along" joins me for a wonderful chat about his life story. He reveals all - a humble somewhat troubled past, Tampines Rovers, donning National colours and of coz his "Rockstar" Indonesian adventure! And yes, he did share what actually transpired on that fateful Singapore Cup Final night when disaster struck.
Do not miss Episode 51 as Noh Alam Shah's story is one of rising from the ashes and of Redemption! Enjoy!
Silverfox Hustle #50 - Laila White - Fitness Professional and Entrepreneur
Laila White is a fitness professional and an entrepreneur. She is the founder of Elite Fit and Aqieve - which provides fitness consultation, outdoor training, lifestyle studies and many more.
Laila, a go-getter, is not your average 54 year young woman! By her own admission, she does not say no easily and when she puts her mind to a mission, its done - cause her Words are Gold".
Laila reveals her journey in the fitness industry - ironically starting off from someone who hated sports and exercising! Growing up with 8 other siblings, she shares her life story - one of single minded pursuit of excellence in whatever she does.
Listen as she shares her secrets to her looking good, her mantra in life and many more "Golden" quotes! It is apt that Episode 50 takes us on a journey of what this pod is all about! Enjoy!
Silverfox Hustle #49 - Aidil, Dean & Sofiyan - Youth Football Coaches
Aidil Sulaiman, Dean Singh and Sofiyan Hamid are youth/grassroots football coaches. They are currently coaching at different clubs/academies which focus on nurturing children and youth of different levels.
The trio speak to me about their early involvement in the beautiful game and what led them to the coaching path. Aidil, Dean and Sofiyan share their coaching journey and reveal their thoughts on coaching methods, styles, philosophies and the difficulties they faced in the profession.
Episode 49 is close to my heart and it does not disappoint as the trio share some interesting insights and useful nuggets of wisdom for current coaches or for anyone who wants to take it up.. Aidil, Dean and Sofiyan are the epitome of the Silverfox Hustle - strong work ethics, positivity and most importantly, showing tremendous respect to the profession that they chose.
Episode 49 is for all the youth/grassroots coaches! Cheers.
"A good coach will win games for the team, a great coach will teach you something about life"
Silverfox Hustle #48 - Ash Hashim - Futbolita
Ash Hashim is a self motivated entrepreneur. She is the founder of Futbolita, an international brand, website and boutique team known for their exclusive interviews, upbeat football coverage, fun campaigns and cultural insights into football and done in a delightful feminine style!
Ash is also a football presenter, content creator and a FIFA licensed players' agent! She reveals the challenges she face as a woman in a male dominated industry and how she prefers to say "No" and then go on to prove the doubters wrong.
Ash also reveals why football has always been the beautiful game for her and how her hustle and the underdog spirit have opened up doors for her professionally - travelling the globe! She also shares what it was like speaking to superstars like Fernando Torres, Kun Aguero and Xavi Hernandez!
Enjoy Episode 48 with the Futbolita!
Silverfox Hustle #47 - Louise Khng - Coach of the Year 2020, Floorball
Louise Khng is the first and only female ever to win the Coach of the Year award at the Singapore Sports Awards since its inception in 1970.
Louise charts her journey starting out playing Floorball at 17, making the national team at 18 and then her coaching career which took her to the top of the coaching pyramid in Singapore.
Unassuming as ever, Louise also talks about her coaching philosophy and her "one team mentality". That played a huge role in the team spirit and camaraderie that her Floorball Women's team showed during their wonderful run of winning the inaugural Asia Oceania Floorball Confederation Cup, retaining the SEA Games gold and securing 12th place at the World Floorball Championships in 2019. That showing in Neuchatel, Switzerland being their best performance to date at the world stage.
Episode 47 is all about the "heartwork", something that Louise believes in and why not! Enjoy!
Silverfox Hustle #46 - Abbas Saad - Legend Footballer
Abbas Saad is one of the most iconic footballers that has played in our shores. He joins me in conversation in this Hari Raya Special Episode to share his life story.
Abbas is candid, funny, smart and someone who lives and breathes the beautiful game. Fans, friends, family and everyone else will love the stories of his childhood in Lebanon, his days playing for Sydney City & Sydney Olympic and of coz his surprise on his very first day in Singapore.
Its like rolling good times as Abbas takes us back to the Robin Chan led Singapore team that lost in the Final, the Double Winning Johor team powered by Ervin Boban, then the 1993 Dream Team and of coz the 1994 Double Winning Malaysia Cup team.
The mercurial Aussie also talks about those dark days in 1995 when his dreams of playing in Europe were dashed by the corruption scandal. There was never a shadow of a doubt in his mind and his fans' minds that he was clean. It was later proven so in the documentary - The Abbas Saad Story.
This episode is about love, the beautiful game, courage, hunger, freedom and redemption.
There's loads more in this Episode with Mr Wham Bam, Its a Jam - Dont miss it!
One of the best local podcasts out there!
Sashi has brought so many inspirational stories to us all that otherwise wouldn't have been made available to the public. Interviews with former players such as Fandi Ahmad and current players like Gabriel Quak has shown what went on behind the scenes and also the trials and tribulations faced that the public wouldn't necessarily know about.
Gurmit Singh aka Phua Chu Kang in Episode 43
Gurmit's life is inspirational. The interview is enlightenment! Thank you.
Silver fox hustle really has some quality guests. Love the insight and stories that are told by people in various industries. Also, the host Shasi is the embodiment of the hustle himself. Great stuff. Keep up the good work.