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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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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GOLD & World Record for McConnell

Friday, 16 September 2016

VIS athlete Ashleigh McConnell won gold in the women’s W4x100m freestyle 34 point relay.

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Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Timothy Disken has the complete set of Rio 2016 Paralympic medals after winning silver in the men’s 50m S9 freestyle event

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Disken delivers gold

Tuesday, 13 September 2016

VIS swimmer Tim Disken has won gold in the 100m freestyle S9 at the Rio Paralympic Games.

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Disken bags bronze

Monday, 12 September 2016

Timothy Disken won Australia’s first medal of night four in Rio, taking bronze in the men’s SM9 200m IM.

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Beaver proud of gutsy debut

Thursday, 11 August 2016

Josh Beaver has enjoyed a courageous maiden Olympic appearance, reaching two semi-finals in the men’s 100m and 200m backstroke.

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Mighty Mack

Monday, 08 August 2016

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Six swimmers selected for Rio

Monday, 01 August 2016

The Australian Paralympic Committee has named the 36 athletes who will make up the Australian Paralympic Swimming Team set to compete at the Rio Games in Septembe

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Friday, 15 April 2016

The VIS can now boast 10 swimming athletes who have qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games following a hughley successful campaign at the 2016 Australian Swimming Championships in Adelaide last week.

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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