In a week that saw Team USA legend Logan Tom announcer her comeback from retirement, former Team USA player Paul Lotman, who went on an one-year-hiatus from the courts to focus on beach volleyball, has also just confirmed his return to the courts, according to his agency’s official website. The 32 year old outside hitter will join Indonesia Proliga’s Jakarta BNI 46.
In his prime, Lotman enjoyed a lot of success in the stars and stripes uniform, winning a FIVB World Cup (2015) and a FIVB World League (2014). He also participated in London’s Olympic games in 2012. In club play, he is best known for his time with Asseco Resovia Rzeszów, with whom he won three Polish Championships (2011/2012, 2012/2013, 2014/2015) and a silver medal in the CEV Champions League (2014/2015).
On joining Jakarta BNI, he will play for Indonesia’s Proliga biggest domestic winner, as the team has won Indonesia’s league a record five times. It is also the current runner ups to the tile, as they lost to Surabaya Samator in last season’ finals.