Victorian Institute of Sport


The VIS cycling program comprises two structured sub-programs, Road Cycling and Track Cycling, and services an exciting group of world class athletes from junior through to Olympic and professional level.

VIS cyclists train according to individual programs, with road and track cycling in and around metropolitan, country Victoria and interstate, complemented by physical preparation work.

As well as training and competition support, the program provides athletes with medical, sport science, physiotherapy, psychology, nutritional and ACE services.

Through participation in training camps and daily training sessions, athletes push themselves and each other to obtain world class performances. The development of each athlete is monitored by program staff through regular monitoring and testing

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Hamilton on fire

Monday, 31 July 2017

VIS scholarship holder, Lucas Hamilton, has made it into the history books becoming the first Australian to win the Tour of Alsace, as he picked up the general classification win today.

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O'Brien strikes gold in Japan

Friday, 14 July 2017

VIS scholarship holder Kell O’Brien, found himself on top at the Japan Track Cup earlier this month wrapping up the tournament with two gold and a bronze.

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Hamilton strikes again

Monday, 19 June 2017

Lucas Hamilton has secured yet another impressive podium finish, taking home the silver medal at the U23 Giro d’Italia.

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Hamilton rides to silver

Monday, 15 May 2017

Lucas Hamilton has secured yet another podium finish with the Australian U23 team, finishing 2nd to teammate Michael Storer at the one day Gran Premio Industrie del Marmo event in Italy over the weekend.

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Four named in World Champs team

Tuesday, 09 May 2017

Four VIS athletes have been named in the Australian team for the 2017 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships to be held in South Africa from 31 August 2017.

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U23 team makes a clean sweep

Sunday, 30 April 2017

The Australian U23 National Road Team have performed a clean sweep of the podium at the Toscana Terra di Ciclismo Eroica in Italy on Saturday.

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Four in a row!

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

VIS cyclist Lucas Hamilton continued his early season form to finish second at the G.P. Palio del Recioto, his fourth podium finish in a row last Tuesday.

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Lucas sprints to second

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

In-form VIS cyclist Lucas Hamilton sprinted to second at the Giro del Belvedere, to claim his third podium finish in a row for the Australian Under 23 National Team.

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O’Brien crowned World Champion

Sunday, 16 April 2017

Australia charged to a sixth team pursuit world crown in eight years.

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Hamilton scores silver in Italy

Sunday, 09 April 2017

VIS athlete Lucas Hamilton has secured the first podium finish of the year for the Australian Under 23 National Team placing second at the Trofeo Edil C in Italy over the weekend.

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Australian National Championships, Sydney

Shane Perkins - 1st Men’s Keirin, 3rd Men’s Team Sprint

Braeden Dean - 1st U19 Men’s 1km TT & Team Sprint, 2nd Men’s Sprint

Jay Castles - 1st U19 Men’s Team Sprint, 3rd U19 Men’s Sprint

Alex Morgan - 2nd Men’s Individual Pursuit

Jacob Schmid - 2nd Men’s Keirin, 3rd Men’s Team Sprint

Caitlin Ward - 2nd Women’s 500m TT & Team Sprint, 3rd Women’s Keirin & Sprint

Matt Ross - 2nd U19 Men’s 10km Scratch, 3rd Men’s Team Pursuit

Lucas Hamilton - 3rd Men’s Team Pursuit

Alex Morgan, Shane Perkins, Jacob Schmid and Caitlin Ward – Selected into ‘Long Squad’ for 2014 Commonwealth Games

Alex Morgan and Caitlin Ward named male and female Victorian Track Cyclists of the Year 2013/14, respectively.


International & Domestic

Jess Allen - 1st Women’s Oceania Road Championships

Lucas Hamilton - 1st U19 Men’s Oceania Road Championships, 1st Stage 2 & 3rd Stage 3, Mersey Valley Tour (National Junior Men’s Selection)

Tessa Fabry - 1st General Classification, 2014 Battle on the Border (NRS) & 2nd Overall General Classification, Mersey Valley Tour (NRS)

Tom Hamilton - King of the Mountains Classification winner, Jayco Herald Sun Tour

Alex Morgan - Selected into Jayco-AIS U23 World Tour Academy Squad

Associate Scholarship Holders

Simon Gerrans - 1st Liege-Bastogne-Liege, 1st General Classification, Tour Down Under (UCI World Tour Race), 1st Australian Elite Road Championship, Victorian Sportsperson of the Year, 3rd Amstel Gold Race

Simon Clarke - 1st General Classification, Jayco Herald Sun Tour                

Cadel Evans - 2nd General Classification, Tour Down Under (UCI World Tour Race)

Glenn Doney

Head Coach

Shane Kelly

Assistant Coach

Rob Tighello

Assistant Coach

Shane Kelly

Track Coach


Training Venues

VIS Gymnasium

Darebin International Sports Centre (DISC)

Various metropolitan and country road training courses


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