Gymnastics

The VIS Individual Athlete Scholarships are offered annually to athletes from sports which do not have a VIS Tier 1 program. The program features a range of Australia’s leading high performance athletes across numerous Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth sports.

The athletes, who are all achieving excellent results in senior national and international competition, are able to access the full range of comprehensive performance services as well as utilising the outstanding training and recovery facilities at the VIS headquarters at Lakeside Stadium.

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.

Try out Aerial Skiing Online

July 24th, 2020

We are looking to recruit the next Olympic champion. Are you a self-motivated, resilient athlete who is passionate about the training process? Do you have big goals? Are you ready to tackle a new sport? Aerial skiers travel the world to train on the best snow and best facilities.

VIS staff go above and beyond to equip athletes to train from home

March 31st, 2020

The Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) closed its high performance facility on Monday 23 March, in order to safeguard athletes and staff health and following the direction of the Victorian Government to influence behaviours to reduce the risk of individuals contributing to community transmission of COVID-19. VIS Physical Preparation and Sport Science Manager, Harry Brennan had already been planning for this scenario.

Team Behind The Athlete | Jono Wallace Smith

August 7th, 2019

VIS Coach Jono Wallace Smith is responsible for providing Physical Preparation training to the athletes in our Individual Athlete Scholarship Program, which includes athletes from the new Olympic sports.

VIS athletes advocates for mental health

April 10th, 2019

Three VIS athletes have been selected as Community Custodians in the new AIS and Lifeline Australia mental health program.

New National Coach Melbourne Appointed

May 4th, 2017

Diving Australia has today announced that it has appointed Andy Banks to the position of National Coach Melbourne.

Mighty Mack wins Award of Excellence

December 1st, 2016

Mack Horton has topped off an exceptional year, being awarded the Victorian Institute of Sports’ most prestigious Award of Excellence.

Miller gets Rio nod

June 8th, 2016

VIS gymnast Larrissa Miller has been selected by Gymnastics Australia for the single Women's Gymnastics position on the Australian team for the Rio Olympic Games.

A determined performance places Miller in Rio mix

May 30th, 2016

VIS gymnast Larrissa Miller produced a strong performance at the 2016 Australian Gymnastics Championships in Melbourne as she competes for the sole gymnastics place on the Rio Olympic team.

Individual Athlete Scholarships 2016/17 - OPEN!

March 7th, 2016

Applications for Individual Athlete Scholarships are invited from Victorian athletes with outstanding performance records at national and/or international level in sports that are currently not a VIS Tier 1 Program.

Bill Tait Performance Manager - Podium 

Steve Hawkins Lead Physiotherapist 

Kylie Andrew Sports Nutrition Coordinator

Elaine Bo Sports Dietitian

Siobhan Crawshay Sports Dietitian

Leesa Gallard Performance Lifestyle Manager

Dr Greg Hickey Sports Medicine Physician

Kate Mcgillivray Sports Physiotherapist

Gillian Niven Soft Tissue Therapist

Ebonie Rio Sports Physiotherapist

Mark Spargo Sports Psychologist

Dr Patrick Sunderland Sports Medicine Registrar

Jono Wallace-Smith Physical Preparation Coach

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