Hometown: Lakewood, Calif.
Birth Year: 1985
Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 6-7 (201cm)
Weight: 205 lbs (92.99kg)
College: Long Beach State ('08, sociology)
Joined Team: 2008

Twitter: @paullotman
Instagram: plotman6


  • Member of the 2012 U.S. Olympic TeamPaul Lotman
  • Won World League gold medal in 2014 and silver in 2012
  • Named 2008 AVCA co-Player of the Year along with Penn State's Matt Anderson after leading Long Beach State to the NCAA Championship semifinals


  • Helped the U.S. Men win the 2015 FIVB World Cup and qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games
  • Competed at the 2010 and 2014 FIVB World Championships
  • 2008 AVCA First Team All-American and MPSF Player of the Year
  • Helped U.S. Men win the gold medal at the 2008 Pan American Cup in Winnipeg
  • Helped the U.S. Men win the bronze medal at the 2007 World University Games in Bangkok
  • Played on the Junior National Team that finished eighth in the 2005 FIVB Men's U21 World Championship in India.
  • Played the winter of 2015-16 for the Berlin Recycling Volleys in Germany
  • Played four winters (2011-2015) for Asseco Resovia Rzeszow in Poland and helped the team win three league championships
  • Mother is Kathleen Lotman. Father Albert Lotman died in 2011
  • Has two older brothers, Mark and Steven and an older sister, Shelley
  • Married wife Jasmine in August, 2011
  • Attended Los Alamitos High School (1999-2003) and played for the Surf City club team in Huntington Beach
  • Graduated from Long Beach State in 2008 with a degree in sociology

“Paul Lotman has always been a guy who passed incredibly well, and that’s always important on any team. He’s an excellent, skilled volleyball player, a great teammate to have.” – U.S. Men’s Head Coach John Speraw in the Orange County Register

“Volleyball is the right fit for me. I’ve always had a feel for serving, and I’ve worked hard on every aspect of my game. You have to always keep working.” – Paul Lotman in the Orange County Register

Ask the Pro: Paul Lotman – Volleyball Magazine
Pro volleyball: Paul Lotman serves a purpose – Orange County Register
Former LBSU standout Paul Lotman has much to offer – LA Daily News

Last edited October, 2015