Sports Medicine Network

The TIS has a consultant Sports Medicine Network throughout Tasmania who provide services to athletes and coaches in the following areas:

  • Sports Medicine
  • Performance Nutrition
  • Performance Psychology
  • Physiotherapy

On entry into the Tasmanian Institute of Sport all athletes undergo a mandatory medical and musculoskeletal screening.

The Sports Medicine Network is overseen by area leads to enable a best practice framework to communicate and connect with the system and provide a proactive approach to performance health of athletes.

Dr Steve Reid - Chief Medical Officer
Steve has been a member of the TIS Sports Medicine Network since 2004. As Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Steve dedicates time weekly to reviewing athlete screenings, new injuries and illnesses.This role also includes engagement with the NSO and National Institute Network CMO’s to share relevant key information relating to athlete performance health and injury management to the broader TIS Sports Medicine Network (SMN). Steve welcomes communication from other providers in the Sport Medicine Network who wish to discuss athletes with complex case management issues.

Kellie Wilkie - Sports Medicine Coordinator
Kellie has been a TIS consultant Physiotherapist since 2000. In 2021, Kellie established and formalised the TIS Physiotherapy network, this network continues to provide a connected and proactive approach to the athlete performance health. As the Sport Medicine Coordinator Kellie has a mentoring role and is the TIS contact amongst National Institute Network Physiotherapists. Kellie collaborates closely with CMO Dr Steve Reid and Lead Physiotherapy Coordinator, Kate Moore.

Kate Moore - Lead Physiotherapy Coordinator
Kate leads the TIS Physiotherapy network, which aims to provide a connected and proactive approach to athlete performance health. Kate is the key point of call for Physiotherapists and coaches seeking advice about injury management or performance optimisation to ensure that best athlete management services are provided using an inter-disciplinary team approach. Kate has a Masters in Sports and Exercise Physiotherapy and was the Lead Physiotherapist for Water Polo Australia in 2017 through to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. During this time Kate became the Sports Science and Sports Medicine Coordinator for Water Polo Australia, overseeing the Performance Health Team for the senior men’s and women’s programs.

Lydia Black - Psychology Lead
Lydia has a Clinical Psychology Masters Degree and has worked as a psychologist for over 14 years. Currently working in private practice, Lydia enjoys working in the area of performance psychology and with many other mental health issues. Lydia has a past life as an elite athlete and coach. As a psychologist, she has supported athletes from various sports, including but not limited to; rowing, cycling, gymnastics, para-archery, athletics, skateboarding, para‑swimming, sailing, horse-riding, figure skating, golf, cricket, basketball, soccer, netball and hockey. In her role, Lydia supports the TIS in the capacity of Performance Psychology and Mental Health Coordinator, seeing athletes in her office in Battery Point or via Telehealth options.

SPORTS MEDICINE (external consultants)

NameOrganisation Email and Telephone
Dr David Humphries
Dr Liam Geraghty
Sports Medicine Practice – Hobart Phone: (03) 6231 9225
Dr Ian Beltz Glenorchy Medical Centre Email: glenorchy@ipn.com.au
Phone: (03) 6274 0800
Dr Linda Clow
Dr Rob Blakesley
Lenah Valley Medical Centre Phone: (03) 6228 0243
Dr Glenn Richardson Launceston Medical Centre Email: info@launcestonmc.com.au
Phone: (03) 6388 8111
Dr Jerome Muir Wilson Launceston Medical Centre Email: jerome@launcestonmc.com.au
Phone: (03) 6388 8111
Dr John Fisher Patrick Street Clinic – Ulverstone Email: patrickstclinic@patst.com.au
Phone: (03) 6425 1611

TIS NETWORK PHYSIOTHERAPY CONSULTANTS (external consultants)

NameOrganisation Email and Telephone
Kellie Wilkie
Kate Moore
Nick Wilson
Bodysystem Physiotherapy – Hobart Email: bodysystem@bodysystem.com.au
Phone: (03) 6231 5991
Peter Eckhardt Back in Motion – Hobart Email: hobartonmurray@backinmotion.com.au
Phone: (03) 6217 9218
Matt Lancaster Participate Tasmania  – Hobart Email: info@participatetas.com.au
Phone: (03) 6237 0008
Lia Giovanovits
Sally McLaine
Physiotas – Launceston Email: info@physiotas.com.au
Phone: (03) 6334 0622
Damien Moore Coastal Physiotherapy – Burnie

Email: info@coastphysio.com.au
Phone: (03) 6431 4586

SPORTS PSYCHOLOGY CONTACTS (external consultants)

NameOrganisation Email and Telephone
Lydia Black Focused Psychology Services – South* Email: admin@focusedpsychologyservices.com.au
Phone: (03) 6118 4944

*Based in this region, can travel statewide.

SPORTS NUTRITION CONTACTS (external consultants)

NameOrganisation Email and Telephone
Gaye Rutherford Consultant Dietitian – South* Email: gayerutherford@bigpond.com
Phone: 0409 149 247
Jaymeila Webb Consultant Dietitian – North* Email: tasperformancedietetics@gmail.com
Phone: 0428 205 285

*Based in this region, can travel statewide.

For more details:

Ilene Carr
Manager, High Performance
Email: ilene.carr@tis.tas.gov.au