Victorian Institute of Sport

Physical Preparation

The VIS Physical Preparation team is dedicated to maximising the physical capabilities and performances of VIS athletes.

S&C Traineeship 2019/2020

The VIS Strength and Conditioning Department offer an exciting opportunity for prospective S&C coaches seeking to gain valuable practical experience in preparing elite athletes and working alongside some of Australia’s leading S&C coaches. Read More>

About

The Physical Preparation team plans and designs programs that meet the sporting and individual needs of each athlete. 

Programs incorporate all elements of athlete preparation, including:

Staff members in the VIS gym have a broad range of experience not only in strength and conditioning but also coaching, sport science disciplines (physiology/biomechanics), research and high-level sport competition. This variety assists in the application of innovative, holistic yet highly specific training programs for VIS athletes. Staff are constantly evaluating new methods of physical training to incorporate into athlete training programs, via regular workshops, in-house tutorials and the latest literature.

Opening Hours

The VIS gym is located in the world-class VIS facility in Lakeside Stadium, Albert Park and is open:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday

6.30 am - 12.00 pm
3.30 pm - 7.30 pm

Tuesday

8.30 am - 12.00 pm
3.30 pm - 6.30 pm

Saturday

9.00 am - 12.00 pm

VIS Physical Preparation Team

Dr Harry Brennan - Physical Preparation Manager

Cory Innes - Physical Preparation Coach

Ben Willey - Physical Preparation Coach

Jono Wallace Smith - Physical Preparation Coach

Ben King - Physical Preparation Coach

John Tascone - Physical Preparation Coach

Will Morgan - Physical Preparation Coach

Matt Vassie - Physical Preparation Coach