Cycling

The VIS Cycling Program supports the progression of categorised track endurance and sprint cyclists through the Cycling Australia National Performance Pathway.

The VIS cycling program focusses on the Olympic Track and Paralympic disciplines, operating in partnership with Cycling Australia and Cycling Victoria to deliver support that will develop and assist identified high performance Victorian athletes and coaches to achieve excellence and success at an international level. 

The VIS Cycling Program provides high quality coaching and performance support services to achieve world class performances as part of an effective, nationally coordinated, high performance sport network. 

 

Virtual Speaker Program firing on all cylinders with release of new video

October 6th, 2020

Victorian Government school students can look forward to be inspired by the amazing story of Paralympic medalist and professional cyclist Alistair Donohoe. The video is part of the Victorian Institute of Sport’s virtual school speaker program Be Fit. Be Well, which continues to encourage students to stay active and lead a healthy lifestyle.

Engaging students with medal-winning sport science and nutrition

September 18th, 2020

The Victorian Institute of Sport Advancement Series connects Victorian secondary students with leading experts in sport nutrition and sport science. The program enriches the students’ remote learning with engaging and interactive content from the dieticians and sport scientists behind Victoria’s Olympians and Paralympians.

Our Golden Role

September 14th, 2020

Victorian Institute of Sport staff members and coaches weren’t as surprised as the rest of the nation when Mack Horton won the 400m freestyle gold medal at the Rio Olympics in 2016, as they knew it had been many years in the making.

Tripps long journey

September 14th, 2020

One of the most poignant photos to emerge from the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics featured hand cyclist Stuart Tripp with his face crumpled into tears when he phoned his biggest supporter, his wife Gillean, after winning the silver medal in the H5 time trial.

Cath Arlove: Lessons in sport, life and the Olympic journey.

September 1st, 2020

Triple Olympian Catherine Arlove was able to successfully juggle her work, study and sport commitments throughout her journey. After the Athens Olympic Games in 2004, the VIS Marketing Team caught up with her to see how she was able to do so.

VIS athletes triumph at Athens

August 26th, 2020

The performance of our Olympic and Paralympic teams in Athens was exceptional.

Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist

August 6th, 2020

We have a role available for an experienced, highly professional, titled Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist to join our performance services team on a 0.4 FTE part time employed basis.

Our Second Games

August 4th, 2020

The sporting focus of 1996 was clearly on the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Atlanta. Following the great achievements in Barcelona we were optimistic that our athletes could do even better this time.

Athletes committed to fight mental health issues in young people

July 26th, 2020

​Four VIS athletes are joining the fight to help reduce rates of mental health issues in young children as part of a new community partnership between the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and Black Dog Institute.

Vanessa Bof to lead VIS Track Endurance Team

July 6th, 2020

The Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) and Cycling Victoria (CV) are delighted to announce that Vanessa Bof will be moving onto a fulltime role as the Endurance Team Coach at the Victorian Institute of Sport.

Kelland O’Brien

1st Men’s Team Pursuit (World Record – 3.48.012), 2019 UCI Track Cycling World Championships, Pruszkow, POL

1st Elite Men 15km Scratch Race, 2nd 40km Points Race (Named Elite Men Champion of Champions), 2019 National Track Championships, Brisbane

1st Elite Men Team Pursuit, 2019 National Track Championships, Melbourne

1st Elite Men Madison, 2019 National Track Championships, Melbourne

1st 2019 Bendigo International Madison

1st Elite Men, 2019 Melbourne Six-Day

2nd Men’s Madison, UCI Track World Cup V, Hong Kong

2nd U23 Men’s Criterium, 4th U23 Men’s Time Trial, 2019 National Road Championships, Ballarat

3rd Elite Men Omnium, 2019 National Track Championships, Melbourne

Luke Plapp

1st Men’s Madison & Points Race, 3rd Men’s Team Pursuit, 2018 UCI Junior World Track Championships, Aigle SWI

1st Elite Men Individual Pursuit, 3rd Place, 40km Points Race, 2019 National Track Championships, Brisbane

1st Elite Men Team Pursuit, 2019 National Track Championships, Melbourne

2nd U23 Men’s Time Trial, 2019 National Road Championships, Ballarat

3rd Men’s Team Pursuit UCI Track World Cup V, Hong Kong

Godfrey Slattery

1st Elite Men Team Pursuit, 2019 National Track Championships, Melbourne

2nd Elite Men 1km Time Trial, 2019 National Track Championships, Brisbane

3rd Men’s Team Pursuit UCI Track World Cup V, Hong Kong

Graeme Frislie

1st  U19 Men Team Pursuit, 1km Time-Trial, 20km Scratch Race & Madison (Named U19 Champion of Champions), 2019 National Track Championships, Brisbane

1st U19 Men Omnium, 2019 National Track Championships, Melbourne

2nd U19 Men’s Criterium, 2019 National Road Championships, Ballarat

Ashlee Jones

1st U19 Women Individual Pursuit, 20km Points Race, 3rd U19 Madison, 2019 National Track Championships, Brisbane

1st U19 Women Omnium, 2019 National Track Championships, Melbourne

1st U19 Women’s Criterium, 3rd Place, U19 Women’s Road Race, 4th U19 Women’s Time Trial, 2019 National Road Championships, Ballarat

3rd Elite Women Madison, 2019 National Track Championships, Melbourne

Ruby Roseman-Gannon

1st U23 Women’s Criterium, 3rd Elite Women’s Criterium, 2019 National Road Championships, Ballarat

3rd Elite Women Individual Pursuit, 2019 National Track Championships, Brisbane

3rd Elite Women Madison, 2019 National Track Championships, Melbourne

Jacob Schmid

1st Elite Men Team Sprint, 2019 National Track Championships, Melbourne

2nd Men’s Team Sprint, UCI Track World Cup VI  Cambridge NZ

Conor Rowley

1st Elite Men Team Sprint, 2019 National Track Championships, Melbourne

4th Elite Men Sprint, 2019 National Track Championships, Brisbane

Tylah Meunier

1st Elite Men Team Sprint, 2019 National Track Championships, Melbourne

Samantha De Riter

2nd Elite Women Individual Pursuit, 2019 National Track Championships, Brisbane

Alice Culling

3rd Women’s Madison, 2018 UCI Junior World Track Championships, Aigle SWI

PARA CYCLING

Alistair Donohoe

1st Men’s C5 Road Race, 2018 UCI Para Cycling Road World Championships, Maniagio ITA

1st Men’s 4km Individual Pursuit & Scratch Race, 2019 Para-Cycling Track World Championships, Netherlands

1st Men’s 4km Individual Pursuit & 2nd 1km Time Trial, 2019 Australian Para-Track National Championships, Brisbane QLD

1st Men’s C5 Time Trial, 2019 National Para-Road Championships, Ballarat VIC

2nd Men’s C5 Road Race & Time-Trial, UCI Para-Cycling World Cup 2 Canada

Carol Cooke

1st Women’s T2 Time-Trial & 2nd Place T2 Road Race, Emmen NED, 1st T2 Time-Trial, Canada (Awarded overall UCI Para-Road World Cup Series Winner)

1st Women’s T2 Road Race & T2 Women Time Trial, 2019 National Para-Road Championships, Ballarat VIC

2nd Women’s T2 Time-Trial & T2 Road Race, 2018 UCI Para Cycling Road World Championships, Maniagio ITA

Hannah MacDougall

2nd Women’s C4 Time-Trial & C4 Road Race, 2018 UCI Para Cycling Road World Championships, Maniagio ITA

1st Women’s C4 Time-Trial & 2nd Place C4 Road Race, UCI Para Road World Cup, Canada.

Stuart Tripp

1st Men’s H5 Road Race, UCI Para Road World Cup, Canada. Awarded overall World Cup Series Winner.

1st Men’s H5 Road Race & H5 Time-Trial, 2019 National Para-Road Championships, Ballarat VIC

5th Men’s H5 Road Race & Men’s H5 Time-Trial, 2018 UCI Para Cycling Road World Championships, Maniagio ITA

Emily Petricola

1st Women’s 3km Individual Pursuit (WR), 3rd Place, Scratch Race, 2019 Para-Cycling Track World Championships, Netherlands

1st 500m Time Trial & 3km Individual Pursuit (unofficial World Record), 2019 Australian Para-Track National Championships, Brisbane

2nd Women’s C4 Time Trial, 2019 National Para-Road Championships, Ballarat VIC

Shane Kelly Track Sprint Coach

Glenn O’Shea Track Endurance Coach

Dr Greg Hickey Sports Medicine Physician

Nick Owen Sport Scientist

Ebonie Rio Physiotherapist

Sara Heasly Performance Lifestyle Adviso

Mark Spargo Sports Psychologist

Dr Pat Sunderland Sports Medicine Registrar

Ben Willey Physical Preparation Coach

VIS Gymnasium

Darebin International Sports Centre (DISC)

Various metropolitan and country road training courses

Cycling Australia

Cycling Victoria

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