Name: Paul Lotman
Position: Outside Hitter
Sport: Volleyball
Discipline(s): Volleyball
Height: 6-7 (201cm)
Weight: 205 lbs (92.99kg)
Birthplace: Lakewood, Calif.
Hometown: Lakewood, Calif.
High School: Los Alamitos HS
College: Long Beach State ('08, sociology)
Olympic Experience
  • 2012 Olympic Games (5th place)
World Championship Experience
  • 2010 World Championship (7th place)
Other Career Highlights
  • Helped the U.S. Men win the 2015 FIVB World Cup and qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games
  • Won World League gold medal in 2014, silver in 2012 and bronze in 2015
  • 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
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  • Alternate for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team
  • Competed at the 2010 and 2014 FIVB World Championships
  • Helped U.S. Men win the gold medal at the 2008 Pan American Cup in Winnipeg
  • 2008 AVCA First Team All-American and MPSF Player of the Year
  • 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
Personal: 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

“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