Victorian Institute of Sport


The focus of the VIS swimming program is to develop and support athletes with the aim of success on the international stage.

The VIS swimming program, which incorporates both able bodied and athletes with a disability (AWD) athletes, provides daily training environment support to athletes and their coaches to assist in the programs aims of producing athletes capable of achieving medal winning performances at international competitions and to develop coaches with the expertise to produce athletes with the potential to perform on the world stage.
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Seven VIS athletes to make a splash

Monday, 05 March 2018

Seven VIS athletes have been named in the Australian Swimming team for the Commonwealth Games, including our Olympic Gold Medallist, 400m freestyler Mack Horton.

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Beaver awarded Optus Community Award

Sunday, 29 October 2017

VIS scholarship holder, Josh Beaver has been honoured in the Swimming Australia Gala Awards Dinner in Adelaide on Sunday night.

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Whittaker dominates in the pool

Friday, 25 August 2017

VIS scholarship holder, Sian Whittaker, has been a dominating force in the pool at the 2017 World University Games in Taipei, taking home gold in both the 100m and 200m backstroke.

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Silver World Champs for VIS

Monday, 31 July 2017

VIS scholarship holder, Daniel Cave, has won silver in the mixed 4x100m medley relay at the FINA World Championships in Budapest.

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Horton snags silver

Monday, 24 July 2017

Mack Horton has snagged silver in the 400m event at the FINA World Championships in Budapest earlier this morning, giving the Australian Dolphins a silver start to their World Championships campaign.

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Aussies get flying start

Monday, 12 June 2017

VIS swimmer Mack Horton got his European tour off to a flying start, with a dominant display at the 2017 Mare Nostrum in Monaco over the weekend.

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Seven swimmers book tickets to World Champs

Saturday, 15 April 2017

Seven VIS swimmers book their tickets to the 2017 World Championships.

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Golden Start to Swim Championships

Monday, 10 April 2017

The Australian National Championships kicked off on Sunday, with VIS athletes making a powerful start to the competition.

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Belinda Hocking announces retirement

Wednesday, 01 March 2017

Triple Olympian and Commonwealth Games dual gold medallist Belinda Hocking has today announced her retirement from swimming.

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Monday, 09 January 2017

The VIS are looking for expressions of interest for a dynamic and passionate high performance professional to join its team in the role of Lead Physiologist for Swimming.

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Program Manager


Network Coaches

Ben Hiddlestone (Casey Tigersharks Swimming Club)

Amanda Isaac (Nunawading Swimming Club)

Wayne Lawes (Haileybury Waterlions Swimming Club)

Ian Pope (Melbourne Vicentre Swimming Club)

Rohan Taylor (Nunawading Swimming Club)

Training Venues

VIS Gymnasium

Casey Tigersharks Swimming Club

Melbourne Vicentre Swimming Club

MLC Aquatic

Nunawading Swimming Club

PLC Aquatic

St Kevins Aquatic


Swimming Australia

Swimming Victoria

Other Swimming athletes