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.
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
Tuesday, 19 March 2019
Victorian Institute of Sport para cycling duo Alistair Donohoe and Emily Petricola had a weekend to remember at the 2019 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships in the Netherlands both becoming World Champions in their respective events.
Tuesday, 05 March 2019
VIS’ Kelland O’Brien and his Australian Team Pursuit teammates obliterated their own World Record on the way to winning the gold medal at the 2019 UCI Track World Championships in Pruszkow, Poland on Thursday.
Monday, 25 February 2019
Taking place at the DISC Velodrome in Melbourne, the 2019 Victorian Track Championships ITT produced some great results for the Victorian Institute of Sport cyclists.
Monday, 11 February 2019
Victorian Institute of Sport cycling duo, Kelland O’Brien and Leigh Howard, found a whole new level on the final day of Melbourne’s Six Day series to snatch victory off Sam Welsford and Cameron Scott who had been on top for the previous two nights.
Monday, 04 February 2019
After showing a huge amount of grit and determination, VIS para cyclist Alistair Donohoe finished fourth in Stage 4 (Arthur’s Seat) of the Herald Sun Tour, and was awarded the most aggressive rider of the final day of racing.
Tuesday, 29 January 2019
VIS’ Kelland O’Brien is getting back to his best placing second in the men’s Madison event at the UCI Track World Cup in Hong Kong on the weekend.
Monday, 14 January 2019
The Victorian Institute of Sport cycling program has started the new year on a high with an impressive haul of medals at the 2019 Fed Uni Road National Championships in Ballarat last weekend.
Thursday, 20 December 2018
A crowd of more than two thousand fans filled Melbourne Arena on Saturday for the 121st Austral Wheelrace Carnival, and they were treated to some world class VIS track cycling.
Monday, 10 December 2018
Victorian Institute of Sport athlete and Team Pursuit world record holder Kell O’Brien rode from the scratch mark and hit the lead on the final lap to win the 82nd Melbourne Cup on Wheels Final.
Monday, 29 October 2018
At the conclusion of the six-day series in London this morning, VIS’ Kelland O’Brien and teammate Leigh Howard, finished in second position behind Dutch duo Yoeri Havik and Wim Stroetinga.
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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)
Track Sprint Coach
Track Endurance Coach
Training VenuesVIS Gymnasium
Darebin International Sports Centre (DISC)
Various metropolitan and country road training courses