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.
Tokyo 2020: Day Three PreviewJuly 26th, 2021
After a weekend full of Olympic Sport, we take a look at what's in store for our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders on Day Three.
Tokyo 2020: Day Three ReviewJuly 26th, 2021
As we reach the end of Day Three we take a look at how our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders went across their events.
Tokyo 2020: Weekend ReviewJuly 25th, 2021
What a weekend of sport! As we reach the end of Day Two we take a look at how our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders have been going.
Tokyo 2020: Weekend PreviewJuly 23rd, 2021
We're excited for tonight's Opening Ceremony and weekend full of Olympic Sport. Here's everything you need to know about our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders competing this weekend. Let The Games Begin!
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.
Skaters Ready to Shred at Olympic DebutJuly 2nd, 2021
The Australian Olympic Committee has named two Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders in the Australian Olympic Skateboarding Team for Tokyo, as the sport gets set to make its debut.
14 Aussie Skaters pushing toward TokyoMay 13th, 2021
The Tokyo Olympics has been delayed by an entire year, fraught with false starts, cancelled qualifying events and endless confusion from World Skate, but it’s finally set to go ahead on July 23, 2021. This means that skateboarding will finally make its Olympic debut. So, in an era of travel restrictions, quarantines and vaccinations, how’s it all going to unfold for the Australians looking to qualify for Tokyo? Here’s what we know so far.
WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Three Selected for Tokyo and Three National Swimming ChampionsApril 20th, 2021
In VIS sport, three track and field athletes were selected to the Tokyo 2020 team, whilst our swimmers went head-to-head at national championships.
VIS SPORT: UPDATES ON THE EVENTS CANCELLED/POSTPONEDMarch 16th, 2020
The sporting calendar has been heavily impacted by the global coronavirus outbreak.
8th Graz Skate World Cup, Graz, AUT
2nd - Australian Wildcard for X Games Qualifier
16th - X Games - Sydney
6th - X Games – Minneapolis, USA
6th - X Games – Sydney
* World Skateboard Olympic Qualifying Ranking – 2nd
Rob Leeds Performance Manager (Pathways)
Nerissa Turner Senior Performance Coordinator (Pathways)
Elaine Bo Sports Dietitian
Harry Brennan Physical Preparation/Sport Science Manager
Josh Ferguson Sports Physiotherapist
Steve Hawkins Lead Physiotherapist
Sara Heasly Performance Lifestyle Adviser
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