The VIS Swimming program, incorporating both able bodied and Para athletes, provides daily training environment support to athletes and their coaches to assist in the program’s aims of producing athletes capable of achieving medal winning performances at international competitions, and developing coaches with the expertise to produce athletes with the potential to perform on the world stage.
The VIS athletes had a busy period throughout 2018/19 with Senior, Para and Junior Pan Pacific Championships and Short Course World Championships.
Tokyo 2020: Weekend Preview (Day 8 & 9)Today
It looks set to be another huge weekend for our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders with medals up for grabs in several different events.
Tokyo 2020: Day Seven ReviewYesterday
It was a day full of nervous moments. The Matildas got over the line in extra time, the Kookaburras drew with Spain to finish top of the table and Anabelle Smith qualified herself for the semi-final with an impressive final dive.
Tokyo 2020: Day Seven PreviewYesterday
It's going to be another huge day in Tokyo with Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders in action across 10 different sports. Athletics is set to get underway whilst the Kookaburras and Aussie Stingers look to continue their winning ways. Then tonight all eyes will be on the Matildas as they face Great Britain in the quarter finals.
Tokyo 2020: Day Six PreviewJuly 29th, 2021
The action continues today for our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders, with medals up for grabs in both the men's and women's trap events.
Tokyo 2020: Day Six ReviewJuly 29th, 2021
It was a heartbreaking day for the Australian Trap Shooters, with Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holder Laetisha Scanlan falling agonisingly short of winning her first Olympic medal and fellow scholarship holder Penny Smith finishing sixth. In a strong field, it was an inspiring effort for both athletes to make the Olympic final and we look watching them bounce back on Saturday in the Mixed Team Trap event.
Tokyo 2020: Day Five PreviewJuly 28th, 2021
Day Five marks one of the biggest days of action for our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders, with plenty of gold medals up for grabs.
Tokyo 2020: Day Five ReviewJuly 28th, 2021
It was a golden Wednesday in Tokyo, headlined by the Women's Four who controlled the race from start to finish.
Tokyo 2020: Day Four PreviewJuly 27th, 2021
With two bronze medals in the bag thanks to Brendon Smith and Matt Temple, our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders are back in action today on Day Four in Tokyo. The Hockeyroos, Kookaburras and Aussie Stingers are all undefeated to date, with the Opals set to kick off their campaign tonight. The Matildas are also not to be missed with a defining match against the US.
Tokyo 2020: Day Four ReviewJuly 27th, 2021
The Kookaburras impressed again on Day Four whilst the Matildas may have secured a very hand point that will help them progress to the quarter finals.
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.
2018 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships, Tokyo, Japan
Jessica Hansen - 1st Women’s’ 4x100m Medley Relay, 2nd 100m Women’s Breaststroke (PB)
Mack Horton - 2nd Men’s 400m Freestyle
2018 Pan Pacific Para Swimming Championships, Cairns, Australia
Madeleine Scott - 1st SM9 200m Individual Medley, 3rd SM9 Breaststroke
Ashleigh McConnell - 2nd Women’s 4x50m Freestyle Relay (34 Points)
Jaime-Lee Getson - 1st 4x100m Mixed Freestyle Relay (S14), 2nd Women’s 100m Breaststroke (SB14)
2018 Junior Pan Pacific Swimming Championships, Suva, Fiji
Brendon Smith - 2nd 400m Freestyle, 3rd 4x200m Freestyle Relay
Silas Harris - 3rd 4x200m Freestyle Relay
2018 Australian Short Course Championships, Melbourne, Australia
Madeleine Scott - 2nd Women’s 200m Individual Medley Multi-Class, 2nd Women’s 100m Butterfly Multi-Class
Sian Whittaker - 3rd Women’s 200m Backstroke, 3rd Women’s 200m Individual Medley
Bowen Gough - 2nd Men’s 200m Butterfly
Jessica Hansen - 1st Women’s 100m Breaststroke, 2nd Women’s 200m Breaststroke
Ashleigh McConnell - 2nd Women’s 50m Freestyle Multi-Class
Ruby Storm - 3rd Women’s 100m Breaststroke Multi-Class
Matthew Temple - 2nd Men’s 100m Butterfly
Daniel Cave - 3rd Men’s 200m Breaststroke
2018 FINA World Short Course Championships, Hangzhou, China
Jessica Hansen - 3rd Women’s 100m Breaststroke, 6th Women’s 50m Breaststroke
2019 Australian Swimming Championships, Adelaide, Australia
Matthew Temple - 2nd Men’s 100m Butterfly
Bowen Gough - 2nd Men’s 200m Butterfly, 3rd Men’s 100m Butterfly
Jessica Hansen - 1st Women’s 50m Breaststroke, 2nd Women’s 100m Breaststroke
Ruby Storm - 2nd 50m Women’s Butterfly Multi-Class
Madeleine Scott - 1st Women’s 100m Butterfly Multi-Class, 3rd Women’s 50m Butterfly Multi-Class
Daniel Cave - 3rd Men’s 100m Breaststroke
Brendon Smith - 2nd Men’s 400m Individual Medley
Emily Beecroft - 2nd Women’s 100m Butterfly Multi-Class
Ashleigh McConnell - 3rd Women’s 100m Freestyle Multi-Class
2019 FINA World Swimming Championships, Gwangju, South Korea (July 2019)
Jessica Hansen, Mack Horton, Matthew Temple
2019 Para World Championships Team Selection, London, England (September 2019)
Col Pearse, Ruby Storm, Jaime-Lee Getson
Rohan Taylor Victorian State Head Coach (employed by Swimming Australia)
Kylie Andrew Sports Dietitian
Kristal Hammond Sport Science - Physiologist
Sara Heasly Performance Lifestyle Adviso
Dr Elaine Tor Sport Science - Biomechanist
Jono Wallace Smith Physical Preparation
Melbourne Vicentre Swimming Club
Nunawading Swimming Club
Traralgon Swimming Club
Northcote Swimming Club
Melbourne H2O Swimming Club
Camberwell Grammar Aquatic
Melbourne Torpedoes Swimming Club
DVE Aquatic Club
Melbourne Uni Propulsion