courtesy of Mizuno, a SwimSwam partner
Mizuno, the global specialty sporting goods company, is entering into the collegiate and NIL conversations by signing their first collegiate swimmer, Carson Foster. A sophomore at the University of Texas, Foster is a versatile swimmer skilled in the individual medley and middle distance events, and has been recognized at the NCAA swimming national championships and as an NCAA All-American.
“We are thrilled to partner with Carson and support him in his swimming career,” said Clint Sammons, team sports marketing manager at Mizuno USA. “He has already proven a talented athlete in the pool and continues to hold himself to a high standard. We look forward to working with him and continuing the advancement of Mizuno USA products with him.”
Foster will wear Mizuno gear across all aspects of training and competition, specifically the GX Sonic tech suits, swim caps, goggles, training gear and other Mizuno Swim equipment. He will also work with Mizuno to bring insight and advice to enhance Mizuno swimming products and offerings in the future.
“I am excited to partner with Mizuno USA because they are a fast-rising company in the swimming world,” said Foster. “Their continuous product advancement and my personal experience gives me great confidence in their products.”
In addition to excelling at the collegiate level, Foster has been a member of the USA Swimming National Team. He is a World Junior Champion, World Junior Record Holder and current holder of numerous USA Swimming records and recognitions. Foster is from Scottsdale, Ariz. but calls Cincinnati, Ohio his hometown and swam for coach Ken Heis – longtime coach of the Mason Manta Rays.