Paul Hasleby

Former leading AFL player and coach, motivational speaker

Paul Hasleby, former leading Fremantle Dockers player and coach of South Fremantle Football Club, keeps busy off the field these days as an AFL media commentator, panellist on Footy on the Road and motivational speaker.

Paul retired in 2010 after an impressive career spanning eleven seasons and 208 games for the Fremantle Dockers. His awards included the Rising Star Award (2000), AFL All Australian (2003) and being named Ross Glendinning Medallist on four occasions. He also represented Australia against Ireland in the International Rules Series.

He then began working in the mining and construction industry for ASX 100 company Monadelphous as a Learning and Development Adviser delivering programs on frontline management, leadership, communication, teamwork and safety

In 2009, Paul was elected as a member of the Ministerial Council for Suicide Prevention. Paul contributed an abundance of skills and experience to the WA One Life suicide prevention strategy, and continues this work today in his role as One Life Suicide Prevention Ambassador.

Paul has amassed a wealth of experience and achievements and is an experienced public speaker who delivers a vital and empowering lifesaving message to corporate groups, sporting clubs, work places, community members and groups and, more recently, to schools and young people.

Paul is supporting One Life communities to address suicide and suicide prevention needs in their respective communities.

Paul offers a motivating, inspiring and entertaining presentation that encompasses Teamwork, Leadership, Goal Setting and Overcoming Obstacles or he can tailor a speech to suit your specific requirements. He has also developed a promotion and awareness program for schools.

The program raises awareness and promotes a wider healthy mental health message, encouraging school children to reach their potential, overcome challenges, the importance of resilience and building strong relationships. Paul reaches individuals and groups with sport and recreation in particular combining football activities and classroom sessions.

Paul is an engaging and motivating speaker whose knowledge and understanding of leadership, teamwork and overcoming obstacles empowers audiences.