Winning the ISL Team Title – Tina Andrew Takes Moneyball Approach

The International Swimming League has published its technical information, breaking down event schedules, scoring, lineups and more.

We’ll break down all the info as best we can below. You can see a PDF with all the technical information by clicking here. You can also see our breakdown of all this information here.

With the ISL season nearly upon us, and excitement starting to build for it’s inaugural season, SwimSwam asked each GM one simple question: How will they win the ISL?

Tina Andrew of the New York Breakers is focusing on entities inside and outside of the team believing in the ISL. She believes it will be a successful season if both athletes and coaches within the team buy into the concept, as well as corporate sponsors outside of the ISL, or swimming in general.

Tina also discussed off camera that her team has taken the Moneyball approach for their winning strategy, going with athletes that may have been overlooked or under appreciated, but can still deliver in a team battle.

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Is there a place to find the roasters for each ISL team?


It’s surprising that none of the US teams have anyone with real professional sports experience. I’m excited for the league but hearing the managers talk about their teams sounds more like fantasy sports than professional sports.


Jason Lezak totally does not have any professional swimming experience.


And kaitlin sandeno…


Would you take Kobe Bryant and make him the GM Lakers without any front office experience? Maybe Joe Flacco can take over at the Broncos after he retires?

Sure, Flacco could take over for… John Elway


Wonder how much the Andrew family makes in guarantees on signing vs rest of squad?

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