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Paul Lotman


Paul Lotman
  • 2012

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


  • Member of the 2012 U.S. Olympic TeamPaul Lotman
  • Won World League gold medals 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


  • Competed at the 2010 and 2014 FIVB World Championships
  • Won the Polish league championship three times with the club team Asseco Resovia Rzeszow
  • 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 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

MAJOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION: 2014 – FIVB World Championship… FIVB World League (Gold Medal). 2013  FIVB World League. 2012 – Olympic Games... FIVB World League (Silver Medal)... NORCECA Men’s Continental Olympic Qualification Tournament (Gold Medal). 2011 – FIVB World Cup… NORCECA Men's Continental Championship (Silver Medal)... London Volleyball International Invitational (Bronze Medal)... FIVB World League. 2010 – FIVB World Championship... FIVB World League. 2009 – NORCECA Continental Championship (Silver Medal)... Tour of Brazil... 2010 FIVB World Championship Qualifier for NORCECA Group F (Gold Medal)... FIVB World League. 2008 – Pan American Cup (Gold Medal). 2007 – World University Games (Gold Medal). 2005– FIVB Men's U21 World Championship.

Last edited May, 2015

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