Nattapon Srisamutnak made history when he steered the Thailand national team to a bronze medal finish at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, Korea. He established well the Thai campaign to capture the first medal of Thailand in 48 years in the Asian multi-sport quadrennial, following a hard-fought win over Japan. Nattapon was a former setter for the Thai men’s national team in the Southeast Asian Games for seven consecutive editions. In 1985, his team won the first ever gold medal in the regional Games. He became the head coach of the Thailand women’s national team in 2002 but soon after temporarily suspended his duties. He resumed his duties as head coach in 2007 and became assistant coach to Kiattipong Radchatagriengkai in major tournaments, including the FIVB Volleyball World Grand Champions Cup in 2009 and 2013 following their victories at the Asian Senior Women’s Volleyball Championship in Vietnam and Thailand. Nattapon then guided the squad in 2013 at the FIVB Volleyball Women’s U20 World Championship in Czech Republic and in the World University Games in Kazan, Russia. His recent achievements are the silver medal finish in the inaugural Asian Women’s U23 Volleyball Championship in Manila, Philippines, and the eighth gold medal victory for Thailand at the Southeast Asian Games. The good-humoured Nattapon is dedicated and a determined coach that players want to play for. Nattapon stands as one of the most accomplished coaches in their country.