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Ron Foxcroft

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Ron Foxcroft: Blow the Whistle

The Silver Lining Phoenix

Ron Foxcroft, CEO and Founder of Fox 40 whistles and CEO and Chairman of the Fluke Transportation Group, joins us this week to talk about being the hardest working person in the neighborhood, and finding opportunity in every situation.  In this episode, Ron discussed with us how he turned his high school detention experiences into a business opportunities, how he reinvented the whistle and changed modern sports as we know them, and how these whistles gave him an opportunity to visit Buckingham Palace and the International Space Station.Having officiated Michael Jordan's first college game and the 1976 Olympic Gold Medal Basketball Game, had an audience with her majesty the Queen Elizabeth, invested into the Order of Canada, received an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from McMaster University, was named Citizen of the Year in Hamilton and Burlington, and was a recipient of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal, Ron Foxcroft shares with us how these experiences have shaped his mission.Today, the Fox 40 whistles are used by referees in the NBA, NFL, NHL, NCAA, and more. Seeing the need to upgrade the whistle, we learned more about Ron’’s background in refereeing and how his entrepreneurship spirit helped shape his mission to make the best whistle in sports. He believes that life is full of opportunities if you choose to see them.Listen to Ron’s episode, and be sure to follow his mission by clicking on the link below.Website: https://www.fox40world.com/electronic-whistle


15 Feb 2021

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Ron Foxcroft, on Remembrance Day; A warning from CSIS about China's Operation Fox Hunt; Rethinking social media and cable news

Scott Thompson Show

The Scott Thompson Show Podcast Today marks Remembrance Day. Ron Foxcroft was an honorary colonel with the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders and joins Scott to talk about the day. Guest: Ron Foxcroft , Canadian business man,  inventor of the FOX40 whistle - Hong Kong’s pro-democracy lawmakers have resigned en masse. Meanwhile, CSIS warns that China’s Operation Fox Hunt is targeting Canada’s Chinese community. Guest: Charles Burton, Senior Fellow, Macdonald-Laurier Institute - Is it time we scrapped some of Trump’s accomplices, social media and cable news? Scott talked to Andrew MacDougall, about the piece he wrote for MacLean’s Magazine. Guest: Andrew MacDougall, columnist, commentator and communications strategist - Want more of the show? Check out Scott's interview with Bill Shead, a veteran Royal Canadian Navy and member of the Peguis First Nation, who has been sharing his experiences with classrooms of school kids, virtually: https://omny.fm/shows/scott-thompson-show/bill-shead-on-speaking-to-students-about-his-exper See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


11 Nov 2020

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Remembering David Braley, Ron Foxcroft joined the Bill Kelly Show

Bill Kelly Show

Hamilton businessman David Braley passed away yesterday. He was 79. Guest: Ron Foxcroft , Canadian business man, FOX40.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


27 Oct 2020

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The Scott Radley Show - Ron Foxcroft on David Braley's death

Scott Radley Show

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26 Oct 2020

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The Brightest Conversation in Hamilton with Ron Foxcroft: Remembering Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, Fluke Transport turns 100 and doing business during COVID-19

Scott Radley Show

Ron Foxcroft joins Scott Radley on the Brightest Conversation in Hamilton to talk about the 6th anniversary of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo's murder, Fluke Transport turning 100 years-old, businesses having cases of COVID-19 and more. Guest: Ron Foxcroft, Philanthropist, Founder & CEO, Fox 40 International Inc and Chairman, President & CEO, Fluke Transport & Basketball RefereeSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


24 Oct 2020

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Fluke Transportation celebrates its 100th year of operation, CEO & Chairman, Ron Foxcroft joined the Bill Kelly Show

Bill Kelly Show

Local company Fluke Transportation turns 100. Guest: Ron Foxcroft , Canadian business man, FOX40See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


19 Oct 2020

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Episode 32 -'How'd You Get Started' With Ron Foxcroft

Your Business with David Wojcik

The Host of Your Business, David Wojcik sits down with the creator of Fox 40 Whistle, Ran Foxcroft to ask him How he get it all started?


29 Nov 2019

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#56 Ron Foxcroft | Inventor of FOX 40 | First Canadian Division 1 Official

The CROWN REFS Podcast

Ron Foxcroft is arguably the most successful referee entrepreneurs of all time. He recently received Canada’s highest honor. The Order of Canada honors people whose service shapes our society; whose innovations ignite our imaginations; and whose compassion unites our communities. Ron is the inventor of the Fox 40 Pealess Whistle. Which is now sold in 140 countries and is sanctioned by almost all major sports worldwide. He was named one of referee magazines 52 most influential persons in North American officiating history. Show notes. :27 Accomplishments2:00 Fox 40 brand5:58 The difference in sound14:46 Humble beginnings 21:01 Gold Medal game22:42 The first Canadian40:42 Core skills47:42 Ron's service to the NBA52:00 Best advice 53:15 A family of officials 57:03 The impact of Crown Refs--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/crown-refs/messageSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/crown-refs/support

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5 Oct 2019

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023: Ron Foxcroft, Hall of Fame Referee

Coach Calls Timeout

Today we have someone on the show that many coaches struggle to have a positive relationship with. We have a hall of fame referee who’s worked hundreds of NCAA games and worked with the biggest coaching names in the business. He even officiated Michael Jordan’s first game at North Carolina.Ron Foxcroft joins the show to describe the referee’s role and how to make the relationship with them as respectful, constructive and as positive as possible. I truly believe this conversation will change the way you view the coach/referee relationship. He also shares some great stories from his decades of experience.RELATED ARTICLES:Basketball Coaching Roadmapwww.coachcallstimeout.com/the-basketba…ing-roadmap/-------------------Help us celebrate encouraging coaches - nominate someone who deserves recognition www.coachcallstimeout.com/stories.-------------------Start your 7 day free trial with Coach Calls Timeout: www.coachcallstimeout.com/register/membership.Use the coupon code PODCAST.Show notes: www.coachcallstimeout.com/23.Leave an iTunes review: www.getpodcast.reviews/id/1094127789.Start your free Audible trial: www.audibletrial.com/coach.Thanks for your support!The Coach Calls Timeout Team


23 Jan 2017

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5 Tips for Success in Life and Business with guest Ron Foxcroft

Stepright with Lynn ~ Lynn Whetham

Be Inspired by the story of Ron Foxcroft. We know him as entrepreneur, NCAA basketball referee, inventor, manufacturer, and distributor however it wasn't always this way. It's a story of persistence, perseverance, passion and sacrifice. http://stepright.ca/

23 Jul 2014