Alex Hilliard

High Performance Team


Golf Victoria prides itself on its team of coaches and sports science support personnel.  Many are recognised as experts in their field and are also part of the Golf Australia national HP program.

The team are committed to developing our talented players to achieve their goals.  They have a coordinated and holistic approach to athlete development which has seen many of our elite amateur players winning both nationally and internationally.




Marty Joyce

·         VIS Head Coach

·         GA National Coach

·         GV Mens State Team Coach





Darren Cole

·         VIS Assistant Coach

·         GV Womens State Team Coach

·         GV Junior Girls State Coach





Richard Cooney

·         Head Professional – Rosanna GC

·         Specialist Putting Coach

·         Former GV Mens State Team Coach





David Capaldo

·         Head Professional – Peninsula Kingswood

·         Specialist Golf Coach

·         GV Junior Boys State Coach





Stuart Leong

·         Co Founder – Shots to Hole

·         Specialist Putting Coach - Aimpoint

·         GA Technology Director





Dr Noel Blundell

·         Sports Psychologist

·         Specialist in elite athlete performance

·         GA Consultant





Ryan Lumsden

·         3d Specialist

·         Internationally renowned

·         GA Consultant



Paul Skinner

·         Coach - Spring Valley Golf Club

·         Former Member of PGA Tour of Australasia

·         GA Consultant





Darren Lay

·         Golf Physio with MGIC

·         Physical conditioning specialist

·         GA Consultant





Luke Mackey

·         Golf Strength and Conditioning Specialist

·         VIS and GA service provider

·         Professional player consultant


21 July 2017
A trio of Americans set the pace but Australians including Jason Day and Adam Scott have remained in the running after the first round of the Open ... Read more
21 July 2017
Brilliant young Australian Karl Vilips has maintained his share of the lead at the midway point of the Southern Open. Read more
20 July 2017
Ali Whitaker and Mark Hayes are back in the studio with Andy Maher as The Open takes centre stage during this week's of Inside The Ropes. Read more
20 July 2017
An outstanding opening round has left Australian Karl Vilips in charge of the time-honoured Southern Amateur in North Carolina. Read more
21 July 2017
ALTONA LAKES: Snr Stableford: 9-hole: M Kelly (0) 19. Read more
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