Strength & Conditioning and Injury Management


Tom Wheeler (B.Ex.Sp.Sci)

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The Gippsland Sports Academy is pleased to announce a partnership with Re-Active Injury Rehabilitation & High Performance Centre based in Sale, headed up by Tom Wheeler. Tom will be coordinating all of the G.S.A  Strength and Conditioning programs.

Tom has extensive strength and conditioning experience in swimming, AFL and Hockey. We look forward to Toms contribution to the G.S.A.

Tom will be assisted with the Strength & Conditioning program by James Veale. James joins the Academy with significant experience at the AFL. His most recent role was as the AFL Academies high Performance manager. James also has experience as a lecturer/Tutor with Victoria University.

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The Foot & Ankle Clinic

Established in 1994 by owner and Podiatrist Dr. Aaron Bryce, The Foot & Ankle Clinic (TFAAC) has grown to be one of the largest and most clinically advanced Podiatric Medicine practices in the world, boasting world class facilities with all the latest treatment options that includes the supply and provision of an extensive range of Footwear, along with access to one of Australia’s leading Podiatry Surgeons, Dr. Mark Gilheany.

As an organization that started in the regional area of Gippsland TFAAC understands the importance of supporting the local community. That is why for over 20 years, TFAAC has always been willing to extend its support to local organisations in an effort to support local community groups, clubs and their members.

The Gippsland Sports Academy is proud to partner with TFAAC and looks forward to working with them to bring our members better, affordable foot and ankle care as well as preferred access and ongoing education to our members.

With practices in Traralgon, Moe, Morwell, Sale, Warragul and Yarram as well as the Melbourne metropolitan areas of Chadstone, East Bentleigh and Boronia you can be assured of convenient and continued access to the best possible Podiatric Medical services.

Don’t risk your foot and ankle care anywhere else! Be sure to get the right advice and treatment the first time with access to the largest range and most medically advanced treatment options available, only at The Foot & Ankle Clinic.

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Veronica Roberts

Veronica has been the Traralgon Swim Club masseur for over 8 years. Veronica liaises extensively with local physiotherapists as well as strength and conditioning coaches. Veronica has been involved in many National, State and Country events through her involvement with the Traralgon Swim Club. Her expertise with the swimmers with pre, post and remedial massage has been a crucial component in the swimmers achieving their full potential in competition and during preparation.Veronica operates a successful practice in massage and works from Glentra House, 23 Shakespeare Street, Traralgon.


The Gippsland Sports Academy is fortunate to have two of the leading physiotherapist groups at their service in Gippsland. Their experience in the field of sports injuries gives our athletes the best possible opportunity at performing at their best.

Latrobe Valley Physiotherapy

Contact Numbers:

  • Traralgon: (03) 5176 1834
  • Moe: (03) 5127 7628


Gippsland Physiotherapy Group

Contact Numbers:

  • Traralgon: (03) 5174 6865
  • Morwell: (03) 5133 7388
  • Moe: (03) 5126 1349
  • Warragul: (03) 5623 6989
  • Leongatha: 1300 550 357
  • Wonthaggi: (03) 5672 5866
  • Cowes: (03) 5952 2869
  • Churchill: (03) 5122 3323