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.
VIS results at Tokyo 2020August 9th, 2021
See below all of our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holder results from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Tokyo 2020: Day Twelve PreviewAugust 4th, 2021
After its inaugural session at the Games, sports climbing is back for another day of qualifiers. This time Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holder will take the arena with hopes of making a top eight place and securing a spot in the final.
Tokyo 2020: Day Twelve ReviewAugust 4th, 2021
Our Aussie Team Pursuit Men inspired the nation with an impressive bronze medal after a difficult start to their campaign
It's Tokyo Time: PreviewJuly 21st, 2021
52 Victorian Institute of Sport athletes selected for the Tokyo Olympic GamesJuly 12th, 2021
The Victorian Institute of Sport is proud to announce that 52 scholarship holders have been selected to represent Australia at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
Vertical Life: Oceana MackenzieJune 28th, 2021
Victorian Institute of Sport athlete Oceana Mackenzie has been hooked on Sport Climbing since she was eight years old, and now she’s about to make history as one of Australia’s first Olympic Sport Climbers.
Sport Climbers Set to Scale Olympic Heights with Tokyo 2020 SelectionJune 24th, 2021
The AOC has named Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holder Oceana Mackenzie into the Australian Olympic Team for Tokyo, becoming one of the first Australian Olympic climbers as the sport makes its debut in Tokyo.
100 days to goApril 14th, 2021
As the clock ticks over to 100 days until the start of the Tokyo Olympics, meet some of our athletes who are gearing up for what's going to be one of the most unique Olympic Games.
First official Olympic qualifying event for Oceana MackenzieAugust 12th, 2019
August 11 not only marks the start of the IFSC Climbing World Championships Hachioji 2019, but the first official Olympic qualifying event in the history of Sport Climbing.
Team Behind The Athlete | Jono Wallace SmithAugust 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.
8th Boulder, 14th Speed, 29th Lead - IFSC 2018 World Youth Championships, Moscow, RUS
23rd Lead, 21st Speed – IFSC 2018 Climbing World Cup, Xiamen, CHN
27th Boulder, 35th Lead, 39th Speed – IFSC 2018 Climbing World Championships, Innsbruck, AUT
6th - IFSC Climbing World Cup (Boulder), Meiringen, SUI
17th - IFSC Climbing World Cup (Boulder), Munich, GER
Elaine Bo Sports Dietitian
Josh Ferguson Sports Physiotherapist
Steve Hawkins Lead Physiotherapist
Sara Heasly Performance Lifestyle Adviser
Dr Greg Hickey Sports Medicine Physician
Gillian Niven Soft Tissue Therapist
Ebonie Rio Sports Physiotherapist
Mark Spargo Sports Psychologist
Dr Patrick Sunderland Sports Medicine Registrar
Dr Harry Brennan Acting Performance Manager and Physical Preparation/Sport Science Manager
Nerissa Turner Senior Performance Coordinator (Pathways)
Jono Wallace-Smith Physical Preparation Coach