Understanding the ISL: Watch U.S. Team Owners Explain the League

The first meets of the International Swim League aren’t too far away, with the schedule now listed on the ISL website. The very first meet is just a month away, with the Cali Condors, DC Trident, Aqua Centurions, and Energy Standard converging in Indianapolis for an October 5-6 matchup.

This evening, SwimSwam captured some video content from a live discussion with the four U.S.-based team owners: Lenny Krayzelburg (LA Current), Tina Andrew (NY Breakers), Jason Lezak (Cali Condors), and Kaitlin Sandeno (DC Trident). The four managers fleshed out some more details behind their process with recruiting, how scoring will work at meets, how training will look for the athletes, and more.

Tickets for U.S. meets (excluding the final championship in Las Vegas) will go on sale on Friday.

WHAT IS YOUR PROCESS FOR RECRUITING ATHLETES?

HOW WILL SCORING WORK AT MEETS?

WILL CONTRACTS EXPIRE AT THE END OF THE SEASON?

WHAT’S UNIQUE ABOUT THE ISL’S FINANCIAL PLAN?

WHAT ARE TEAM AND ROSTER SIZES DURING COMPETITION?

WHAT WILL TRAINING LOOK LIKE FOR ISL ATHLETES?

WHAT IS THE ISL MEET FORMAT?

WHEN DO TICKETS FOR U.S. MEETS GO ON SALE?

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Bogo

So Eurosport has the broadcasting rights but I believe that I read somewhere that it won’t be broadcast in Australia. Is this true?

cynthia curran

Off topic, no one has mention about Mark Spitz’s heart condition.

volmenusa

Seriously? What is going on? HIPPA

DEAN IS GOD

he released it himself lol. No HIPPA

DEAN IS GOD

Question!!!! Will the ISL keep ISL or world records because FINA is too babyish to ratify them?

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Karl Ortegon

Karl Ortegon studied sociology at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, graduating in May of 2018. He began swimming on a club team in first grade and swam four years for Wesleyan.

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