The VIS Athletics Program provides the highest level of support to Victoria’s elite Track & Field athletes with the aim of improving performances at international benchmark events.
The VIS Athletics Program Manager works closely with the coaches and athletes to provide access to training facilities and support services with an aim to provide a world class daily training environment for the athletes in their pursuit of international success.
Monday, 12 February 2018
VIS athlete, Kathryn Mitchell, has set a new Australian record in the women’s javelin of 67.58m at Athletics Victoria throwers meet in Ringwood on Sunday.
Monday, 22 January 2018
Isis Holt and Lisa Weightman were last week, confirmed by Commonwealth Games Australia as part of the initial 14 members of the 111 Australian Athletics team to compete at Gold Coast 2018.
Monday, 15 January 2018
Joel Baden claims victory in the high jump, whilst Joseph Deng places third over 800m.
Tuesday, 19 December 2017
The VIS are looking for a dynamic and passionate high performance professional to join its team in the role of Lead Physical Preparation Coach for Athletics (Full time or Part time 0.8FTE)
Monday, 18 December 2017
Damien Birkinhead recorded the sole Commonwealth Games A qualifier at Zatopek last Thursday night, heaving the shot put 20.32m
Monday, 16 October 2017
VIS scholarship holder, Jaryd Clifford, has finished 3rd in the prestigious Melbourne Marathon 10km race, running with guides Matthew Clarke and VIS scholarship holder Luke Mathews.
Friday, 01 September 2017
VIS shot putter, Damien Birkinhead, etched his name into the Australian record books, throwing a whopping 21.35m to place second in Zagreb, Croatia earlier last week.
Monday, 14 August 2017
VIS scholarship holder and long jumper, Brooke Stratton, has etched her name into the history books with a stunning 6th place finish at the World Championships in London.
Monday, 07 August 2017
An agonisingly close finish for Zoe Buckman in the 1500m semi-final at the IAAF World Championships in London has seen her miss a berth in the final by 0.18 seconds, running 4:05.93 to place 8th.
Sunday, 02 July 2017
Peter Bol was in a league of his own at the 23rd Bauhaus Junior Gala in Mannheim, running a London world championships qualifier of 1:45.21 over 800m which moves him to equal seventh Australian all-time.
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