Ivanhoe Edge

At Ivanhoe, we know how important it is for our students to follow their passion in performing arts and sports. We recognise the critical role co-curricular activities play in the development of character, and the person our students become. With this in mind, we are thrilled to launch Ivanhoe Edge – an enrichment program for students who love their performing arts and/or sports. Please watch our Ivanhoe Edge video to find out more.



What is Ivanhoe Edge?

Ivanhoe Edge is an innovative and unique program offering one-to-one and small-group coaching, conditioning, and development. It is designed to take students even further on their performing arts and/or sports journey to enhance their skills or achieve a goal. Ivanhoe Edge offers Ivanhoe Grammar School students:

  • tailored and personalised coaching
  • goal setting
  • small group training
  • strength and conditioning sessions
  • mindfulness practices
  • nutrition advice
  • parent workshops

Who can join?

Ivanhoe Edge is available to primary and secondary students at Ivanhoe Grammar School in Year 5 through to Year 12. Ivanhoe Edge is available to students of all skill levels, from beginners through to advanced or elite performers. Each student is fitness and skill tested at the beginning of each semester to enable personalised and targeted small group training. Sessions are available between the hours of 7am-5.30pm during the school week in the following sports and performing arts disciplines.

  • Basketball
  • Cricket
  • Dance
  • Football
  • Netball
  • Personal Fitness
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Water Polo

Our offerings

School Holiday Programs

During school holidays we run Ivanhoe Edge School Holiday Programs for students. School Holiday Programs are not exclusive to Ivanhoe Edge families, they are open to the general public as well. They are a fantastic way for all families to enjoy the benefits of Ivanhoe Edge, get a taste of the program and access the coaches’ expertise.

Personalised training

Ivanhoe Edge offers 1:1 and small group training personalised to the student. That’s why the program is suitable for performers and athletes of any skill level or ability. Our personalised training sessions are with a professional coach, who is an expert in their specific field. Prior to the training sessions, students undertake skills testing and goal setting to determine their tailored program.

Holistic approach

Students enrolled in Ivanhoe Edge participate in workshops and sessions with experts in the field of nutrition, mindfulness, breathwork alongside the strength and conditioning program. This provides a holistic approach to their development, and also is an effective way to improve performance and to manage or avoid injury.

Parent Support and Community Connection

At Ivanhoe Edge we view our parents as key partners in supporting students on their journey. As part of Ivanhoe Edge we provide regular parent information evenings with specialists and experts.

There are also opportunity for connections and unique offering with clubs and institutions, such as visits to the Victorian Institute of Sport and Australia Ballet.

Our Team

The Ivanhoe Edge team is made up of a number of talented and respected experts in their field, and led by Michelle van Beek. The team will grow as our offers expand.

  • Michelle van Beek, Head of Ivanhoe Edge
  • Adam Hutton, Head of Strength and Conditioning
  • Karl Trounson, Kristy Harris and Sam Allen – Strength and Conditioning Coaches
  • Kelvin Bowers and Allison Tranquilli: Basketball Coaches
  • Anna Tetlow: Dance Coach
  • Matthew Kreuzer: Football Coach
  • Olivia Lewis: Netball Coach
  • Ako Kusafuka: Swim Coach
  • Jeremy Mackay and Jo Limmer: Tennis Coaches
  • Jade Vidal: Water Polo Coach

If you would like to find out more about Ivanhoe Edge, please do not hesitate to email Head of Ivanhoe Edge, Michelle van Beek at edge@ivanhoe.com.au

Other offerings

Ivanhoe Edge is a wonderful program to take students further on their performing arts or sports journey.

Michelle van Beek
Head of Ivanhoe Edge