Andrea Di Nino

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Andrea Di Nino is an Italian swimming coach who founded Masters Dream Camp together with Apostolos Tsagarakis and is an elite international swimming coach. He serves as the managing director of the International Swimming League.

He has nearly 20 years of experience in creating unique concepts in the sport of swimming. Having worked as a Head Coach for almost 15 years in elite programs, he has lead athletes to Olympic medals, World Championship golds and world records. He has also created the longest-running and only worldwide prototype pro swim club (2005 – 2016). He specializes in creating and developing concepts, strategic international relations and event planning and scheduling.

Coaching Experience

  • Head Coach and Technical director A.D.N Swim Project
  • Olympic Coach Athens 2004 (Trinidad and Tobago)
  • 2003-2005 Assistant Coach Coral Spring Swim Club, Florida, U.S.A.
  • Coached four athletes at the 2005 World Championships and 2004 Olympic Games
  • Coached a national level club team Florida Gold Coast Championships
  • DDS Swim Club Technical Staff in Milan, Italy
  • Serenissima Swim team in Mestre, Italy
  • Saint Vito Swim Club in Pordenone, Italy
  • Codroipo Swim Club in Udine, Italy


  • Milorad Cavic of Serbia, World Champion Rome 2009 and 2008 Olympic silver medalist
  • Evgeny Korotyshkin of Russia, World Record holder 100 fly Moscow – Berlin 2009
  • Peter Mankoc of Slovenia, World Record holder 100 IM, Istanbul 2009
  • Fabiola Molina of Brazil, Olympic swimmer, Sidney 2000 and Peking 2008
  • Fernando Scherer of Brazil, Olympic silver and bronze medalist, FINA Swimmer of the year
  • Gabriel Mangabeira of Brazil, 5 Olympic Games
  • Roman Sloudnov of Russia, World Record Holder and 2000 Olympic bronze medalist
  • Randall Bal of USA, Pan American champion 2007
  • Anne Poleska of Germany, bronze medalist of 2004 Olympic Games
  • Vlad Poliakov of Kazakhstan, 5 Olympic Games
  • Sharntelle McLean of Trinidad and Tobago, 2004 Olympic Games
  • Thiago Pereira of Brazil, Bronze Medalist World Championship

International Swimming League

The International Swimming League (ISL) is a professional pool swimming league for elite swimmers founded by Konstantin Grigorishin. The ISL hosts a series of U.S. and European-based competitions that will culminate in a 2019 global championship at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.

ISL Competition Characteristics

  • A team-based competition format where swimmers compete for team points
  • Financial incentives where each athlete signs two contracts: one with their team and another with the ISL that enables them two sources of revenue: one that runs through their teams and a separate one that comes directly from the league
  • Gender equality is guaranteed where 12 men and 12 women will represent each team
  • World’s best athletes will participate in the ISL including 75% of swimming's current Olympic champions and world record holders
  • Regular seasons with swim meets held around the global from October to December. In 2020, the season will be expanded.
  • Zero tolerance of doping is the rule as no athlete with a previous doping violation is allowed to compete and there is zero tolerance policy if doping is discovered

Konstantin Grigorishin on the ISL

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