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
- Member of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team
- 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
DID YOU KNOW?
- 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
THE BIG BLURB
“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
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