Outside hitter Paul Lotman was born November 3, 1985, in Lakewood, California, where he also grew up. He joined the US team in 2009 to play in the Pan American Cup, where he won gold. He made his debut with the “A team” at the 2009 FIVB World League, where the US placed sixth.
Paul played in 55 sets for the US men during the 2010 season. He finished eighth on the team in scoring with 72 points on 60 kills (0.324 hitting percentage), seven blocks (0.18 blocks per set) and five aces (0.09 aces per set). He also had 36 digs (0.65 digs per set), tied for sixth on the team
Lotman played for Marmi Lanza Verona in Italy's Serie A League during the winter of 2010-11.