Individual Scholarship Program (ISH)

The ISH program is an extension of the Sport Science component, specifically Strength & Conditioning sessions.  The program will run annually from May – April with Strength & Conditioning sessions, access to our Nutrition & Sport Psychology sessions.  You will also have the benefit of priority appointments with our Physiotherapist and Nutritionist, as extended to all GSA athletes.

If you compete at a Regional, State or National level and would like to access our ISH program, please complete the link below or contact Anita at for more information

Application link:

*All applications will be assessed on an individual basis.  Applicable to sports not in current GSA programs

ACE Day: 9th April 2024

Strength and Conditioning dates for 2023/24:

Zoom sessions to be held on 1st Thursday of every month – 5.30pm – 6.30pm, future dates are as follows:

4th May 5th Oct
1st Jun 2nd Nov
6th Apr 1st Feb ’24
6th Jul 7th Mar
3rd Aug 4th Apr
7th Sept

Face to Face sessions are the 3rd Tuesday of the month, future dates are as follows, please see below for Venues and times:

16th May 17th Oct
20th Jun 21st Nov
18th Jul 20th Feb ’24
15th Aug 19th Mar
12th Sept 16th Apr

S & C Locations: 

Bairnsdale – Bairnsdale Aquatic Centre – 6.45pm – 7.45pm 

Leongatha – Chairo Christian School – 101 Horn St Leongatha (in the Gym) – 5.30pm – 6.30pm

Newborough – GSA Office,  TAFE Gippsland, Yallourn North Campus, Newborough  – Building 10 – 5.30pm – 6.30pm

Sale – Sale College, Guthridge Campus, 279-295 Guthridge Parade, Indoor Basketball courts – 5.30pm – 6.30pm

Warragul – St Pauls Anglican Grammar School – 150 Bowen Street Warragul (Senior School Gym) –5.30pm – 6.30pm


Support Staff

  • Control High Performance (strength and conditioning)
  • Hex Health (Nutrition)
  • Christopher Shen (Sport Psychology)

Advisory Panel

  • Jim Vivian
  • Anita Pistrin


2023 VRAS Para Project Athletes 

Lockie Bellion Para-Swimming
Melanie Diplock Para- Equestrian
Will Firth Wheelchair Basketball
Luke Missen Para-Badminton
Kayla Wilson Para-Swimming


2024 Athletes 

Alicia Cook Badminton
Roly Durano Badminton
Ava Harrington Modern Pentathlon
Lewis Milito Basketball
Marisal Milito Basketball
Rhys Pollerd Archery
Xanthe Wade Modern Pentathlon / Tetrathlon