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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Big results in the Swimming Championships

Monday, 28 October 2019

VIS swimmers competed at the Hancock Prospecting Australian Short Course Championships held on Friday 25 October, and Jess Hansen broke an Australian record at International Swimming League.

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VIS trio compete at World Para Swimming Championships

Monday, 16 September 2019

Victorian Institute of Sport’s Para-athletes Ruby Storm, Jamie-Lee Getson and Col Pearse, competed at the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships in London.

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2020 Visions | Jess Hansen

Monday, 09 September 2019

A world without heartbreak might be a world without stories. It is an inescapable reality of the sporting world. It can ruin a dream, but it can also build a champion. Jess Hansen – a 100m breaststroke specialist – knows this all too well. Throughout her career, she has suffered through many frustrating moments – all of them followed by a more resilient outlook. Currently, her focus is on Tokyo, and her determination has never been stronger.

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Hansen joins the party

Monday, 29 July 2019

It was all about the medleys on the final day of swimming at the 18th FINA World Swimming Championships in South Korea.

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Three Swimmers Selected to make a Splash in South Korea

Monday, 17 June 2019

Big congratulations to VIS swimmers Jess Hansen, Mack Horton and Matthew Temple

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Aussie World Swimming Trials 2019

Tuesday, 11 June 2019

The 2019 Hancock Prospecting World Swimming Trials are currently taking place in Brisbane. So far VIS athletes Mack Horton, Daniel Cave and Jess Hansen, have taken to the stage.

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Three multiple VIS medallists at Para Swimming Series

Monday, 18 February 2019

Victorian Institute of Sport’s Emily Beecroft, Ruby Storm and Madeleine Scott led the charge for Australia all claiming multiple medals at the 2019 World Para Swimming World Series in Melbourne over the weekend.

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Hansen keeps getting better

Wednesday, 19 December 2018

At the conclusion of the 14th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) in Hangzhou, Victorian Institute of Sport’s Jess Hansen comes home with a bronze medal.

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Mack is back

Monday, 12 November 2018

Victorian Institute of Sport’s Mack Horton is back to his best after he won gold in the Men’s 400m Freestyle at the FINA World Cup in Tokyo on the weekend.

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Hansen a Short Course Dolphin

Monday, 29 October 2018

Swimming Australia announced a 20-strong squad for the upcoming FINA World short Course Championships in Hangzhou, China in December which included VIS swimmer Jessica Hansen.

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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