International Swimming League Roster Refresh

The International Swimming League (ISL) recently published its technical information, breaking down event schedules, scoring, lineups and more for the new competitive concept’s inaugural season. With that in mind, let’s take stock of each of the eight teams’ rosters as we know them to stand today, taking into account updates since most of the non-American-based teams’ lineups were revealed back in April and the American-based teams were made known in June.

For instance, World Championships multi-gold medalist and newly-minted 100m fly World Record holder Caeleb Dressel was originally absent from all ISL rosters but has since joined the Cali Condors.

On the flip side, both Italy’s Ilaria Cusinato and France’s Laura Grangeon were originally members of ISL teams, but the swimmers have since voluntarily removed themselves from the inaugural ISL season.

Cusinato relinquished her spot on the Aqua Centurions roster in order to better adjust to her new training regimen under Shane Tusup.

As for Grangeon, the once-New York Breaker has now opted out of the league to focus on open water training leading up to the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo next year.

Two swimmers, Gabriel Santos and Shayna Jack, were suspended after registering positive doping control tests. Santos is now permanently ineligible, while Jack’s status is pending the conclusion of anti-doping proceedings in Australia.

American Simone Manuel remains the biggest name that has still yet to announce a team affiliation for the first season of the ISL.

Rosters updated as of 9/24/2019. We will continue to update this post throughout the season.

European Teams:

Apostolos Christou Freya Anderson Gunnar Bentz Mie Nielsen Kyle Chalmers Minna Atherton Simonas Bilis Charlotte Bonnet
Santo Condorelli Ilaria Bianchi Richard Bohus Alia Atkinson Alex Graham Holly Barratt Anton Chupkov Imogen Clark
Breno Correia Georgia Bohl Henrik Christiansen Katalin Burian James Guy Mireia Belmonte Chad Le Clos Georgia Davies
Laszlo Cseh Elena Di LIddo Jeremy Desplanches Kim Busch Yuri Kisil Bronte Campbell Max Litchfield Femke Heemskerk
Fabio Scozzoli Silvia Di Pietro Robert Glinta Kimberly Buys Finlay Knox Cate Campbell Florent Manaudou Fantine Lesaffre
Luca Dotto Franziska Hentke Arno Kamminga Katinka Hosszu Vini Lanza Jess Hansen Ben Proud Penny Oleksiak
Kristian Gkolomeev Sarah Kohler Dominik Kozma
Zsuzsanna Jakabos
Cameron McEvoy Holly Hibbott Mykhailo Romanchuk Kayla Sanchez
Philip Heintz Kaylee McKeown Kristof Milak Ajna Kesely Adam Peaty Boglarka Kapas Evgeny Rylov Emily Seebohm
Nicolo Martinenghi Hannah Miley Vlad Morozov
Ranomi Kromowidjojo
Kirill Prigoda Emma McKeon Sergii Shevtsov
Anastasiya Shkurdai
Luiz Altamir Melo Lidon Munoz Erik Persson Jenna Laukkanen Duncan Scott Taylor McKeown Ilya Shymanovich Sarah Sjostrom
Alessandro Miressi Larissa Oliveira Jesse Puts Fanny Lecluyse Elijah Winnington
Siobhan-Marie O’Connor
Maxim Stupin Kierra Smith
Matteo Rivolta
Margherita Panziera
Sebastian Sabo Kira Toussaint Matthew Wilson Jeanette Ottesen Kregor Zirk Rebecca Smith
Simone Sabbioni PJ Stevens Maria Ugolkova Christian Diener Sydney Pickrem
Alba Vazquez Adam Telegdy Jessica Vall Sarah Vasey
Pieter Timmers Marie Wattel

American Teams:

Nathan Adrian Kathleen Baker Zach Apple Anika Apostalon Bowen Becker Signe Bro Michael Andrew Haley Black
Dylan Carter Amy Bilquist Kevin Cordes Emma Barksdale Jack Cartwright Mallory Comerford Marcelo Chierighini Pernille Blume
Michael Chadwick
Jhennifer Conceição
Abrahm DeVine Lisa Bratton Caeleb Dressel Kelsi Dahlia Mack Darragh Ali DeLoof
Jack Conger Ella Eastin Ian Finnerty Annika Bruhn Nic Fink Hali Flickinger Joao de Lucca Catie DeLoof
Matt Grevers Béryl Gastaldello Zane Grothe Natalie Coughlin Townley Haas Molly Hannis Jonathan Gomez Gabby DeLoof
Ryan Held Margo Geer Zach Harting Bethany Galat Anton Ipsen Natalie Hinds Marco Koch Emily Escobedo
Chase Kalisz
Anastasia Gorbenko
Robert Howard Sarah Gibson Radosław Kawęcki Shayna Jack* Marius Kusch Reva Foos
Will Licon Annie Lazor Jay Litherland Siobhán Haughey Mitch Larkin Lilly King Clyde Lewis Breeja Larson
Felipe Lima Katie McLaughlin Cody Miller Tristan Hollard Kacper Majchrzak Melanie Margalis Justin Lynch Lia Neal
Ryan Murphy Andi Murez Giles Smith Madison Kennedy Justin Ress Kylie Masse Jack McLoughlin Tayla Lovemore
Blake Pieroni Farida Osman Velimir Stjepanovic Simona Kubová John Shebat Olivia Smoliga Jacob Pebley Emily Overholt
Josh Prenot Leah Smith Jérémy Stravius Katie Ledecky Jan Świtkowski Ariarne Titmus Chris Reid Alys Thomas
Andrew Seliskar Kendyl Stewart Andreas Vazaios Leah Neale Mark Szaranek Kasia Wilk Pedro Spajari Madi Wilson
Tom Shields Aly Tetzloff Leiston Pickett Andrew Wilson Kelsey Wo Brad Tandy
Brianna Throssell
Markus Thormeyer

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1 year ago

London Roar had to sign each of Peaty’s biceps to separate deals.

Cody has a clause that allows him to live vlog his swims, giving fans an update on the race each time he breathes via a go pro on the end of a selfie stick attached to his cap.

Dean, as an omniscient and all powerful being, has actually signed for all 8 teams and will swim every single match whilst simultaneously retaining amateur status and focusing exclusively on his pre-Olympic training in Texas.

1 year ago

Logical for Simine to go to LA Current or Cali Condors. Both teams are good already, would be interesting so see which one she picks if between the two.

1 year ago

You’d think ISL would maintain an official list of the teams and their members on the website. The website is pretty crap tbh. Are the teams frozen when the season starts or are they still allowed to add swimmers mid season?

Reply to  Troyy
1 year ago

We’ve asked several times about a “signing window,” and while we’ve received no official response, we also didn’t see anything in the technical handbook that would forbid a mid-season signing.

Bo Swims
Reply to  Braden Keith
1 year ago

Is Bentz the only American on a European team?

Reply to  Bo Swims
1 year ago

I believe so.

Bo Swims
Reply to  Braden Keith
1 year ago

FYI London Roar’s Finlay Knox officially announced his move to HPCO

Reply to  Troyy
1 year ago

I hope they can make it work, but agree the whole thing seems to be a bit of a shambles at the moment.

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