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Competitor Coach of the Month: Jonty Skinner, Cali Condors


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By means of the month of October, the Cali Condors are undefeated with two key wins and the league’s #1-scoring roster.

Head coach Jonty Skinner was really a late substitute for the Condors. Jeff Julian was initially set to teach the Worldwide Swimming League group, however he was hospitalized during another bout with cancer early in this month.

Julian is doing nicely again in California, beginning treatment and exemplifying the optimistic mindset that has always been readily apparent in Julian as a person and a coach. And Skinner has been glorious in his stead, guiding the Condors to the ISL’s lead.

Included within the Condors’ huge month: a season-opening upset of defending league champs Vitality Normal.

The Condors have remained undefeated within the ladies’s medley relay, with six wins in six meets throughout two ISL seasons. Lilly King has improved to 25-for-25 in occasion wins – she’s swept the 50, 100, and 200 breaststrokes in all six of her ISL meets up to now, together with medley relay wins and a 50 breast skins win within the opener.

Cali’s ladies maintain the league’s high time this season in 10 of 18 occasions, together with 7 of the 10 occasions on day 1 of the ISL format. And Skinner has parlayed that dominating ladies’s roster into most skins factors, organising 1-2 finishes within the skins remaining in two totally different strokes in two meets.

And the group owns six new ISL information from October: King’s 50 breast (28.86) and 200 breast (2:16.04), Melanie Margalis‘s 200 IM (2:04.06), Olivia Smoliga‘s 50 again (25.74), Caeleb Dressel‘s 100 IM (51.27) and Radoslaw Kawecki‘s 200 again (1:48.23).

Smoliga’s 50 again and King’s 50 breast have been each American information. So have been Margalis’s 100 IM (57.94) and 200 IM (2:04.06).


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