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An elite model of care usually reserved for professional athletes.

Our unique facility in Bayside Cheltenham mimics a working foundry where our elite level of medical care, high performance and wellness transforms our athletes into something stronger, more purposeful and inherently more valuable.

 

Our dynamic team forges our athletes into individuals who are not only inherently stronger and more purposeful but also inherently more valuable. What truly distinguishes us is our unwavering commitment to extending the same meticulous attention to detail and support that were once the exclusive privilege of professional athletes. Foundry Athletic is dedicated to democratising excellence, ensuring that everyone can access the pinnacle of athletic development and injury rehabilitation.

We support athletes in their pursuit of success.

WHO WE ARE

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WE SUPPORT ATHLETES IN THEIR PURSUIT OF SUCCESS

MEET SOME OF OUR TEAM

With a decade in elite sports, Ashley, former Head of Rehabilitation at Essendon Football Club (AFL) and Head Physiotherapist at Western United (A-League), brings top-tier care and expertise to Foundry Athletic.

Head of Medical
Services
 

Ashley Lynch

Coming from Ireland, Niall has worked in both professional and international rugby union as well as with the Irish women's Olympic field hockey team. He has also completed concussion research with the National Collegiate Athletic Association in America and with World Rugby.

Physiotherapist & Concussion Management Lead
 

Niall McNelis

A Myotherapist with a background in Gymnastics trained at RMIT after overcoming personal injuries. She volunteered in Cambodia, treating communities and athletes. Now, Adriana directs at Foundry Athletic, also serving as a Myotherapist & Strength Coach. 

Rehabilitation Coach

 

Adriana Tselepis

With a wealth of Practice Management experience, Kath ensures everyone who visits Foundry Athletic is greeted with a smile and leaves no stone unturned to make sure the experience is a positive one.

Practice Manager

 
Kath Kovac

With over 7 years in private practice and AFL clubs, Gabby's experience gives her a deep understanding of various massage techniques, particularly those relevant to sports massage and injury management.

Remedial Therapist
Gabby Vallence

With a Bachelor's in Sports Science and ASCA Level 1 Certification, Connor coached at Melbourne Storm SG Ball, Melbourne University Rugby, and Beaumaris FC, specialising in strength and conditioning with a focus on speed and agility training.

Athlete Development Coach
Connor Toki

Peter is a National level runner in middle-distance track and has spent 10 years working in the Fitness and Sporting Industry, bringing experience across the AFL and Coates Talent League as the current High Performance Manager of the Sandringham Dragons Football Club (U18 Boys).

Athlete Development Coach
Peter Green

Hayley has spent 10 years working in the sporting industry and is passionate about womens sport. She brings experience from many sports at the professional and semi professional level, including Casey Demons VFLW, Melbourne AFLW, Casey Demons VNL and the Spectres NBLW

Athlete Development Coach
Hayley Campbell

Maddi currently has her own business helping companies build their online presence through content creation and social media channels. Mads is also an AFLW player for Essendon football club and has played football for the past 7 years.

Digital Media Specialist

Maddison Gay

Ami completed a Bachelor of Exercise Science and Master of Physiotherapy Practice at La Trobe University. Ami has previously worked in private practice and multiple sporting clubs.

This is where she gained her passion for assisting clients and athletes in reaching their peak performance and achieving their optimal goals.

Physiotherapist
Ami Nishikawa

Steve worked in Occupational Therapy for 5 years before he studied Physiotherapy at UniSA and ACU. Steve has worked in rugby, soccer and footy as a trainer and physio. As a former cricketer at Melbourne Cricket Club in premier cricket, Steve has an understanding of the demands of playing sport at an elite level.

Physiotherapist
Steve Van Riet

With a Master's in Physiotherapy and a Bachelor in Exercise Sports Science from Swinburne University, Nat specialises in athlete rehabilitation. She incorporates Clinical Pilates and draws from over six years of competitive swimming at the Open National level to enhance her practice.

Physiotherapist
Natalie Nyaguy
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Ami Nishikawa

Physiotherapist

Ami completed a Bachelor of Exercise Science and Master of Physiotherapy Practice at La Trobe University. Ami has previously worked in private practice and multiple sporting clubs.

This is where she gained her passion for assisting clients and athletes in reaching their peak performance and achieving their optimal goals.

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Cold plunge pools/ice baths
Sports Physiotherapists
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 Foundry Athletic Gym
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