Kiattipong Radchatagriengkai took over Thailand’s women’s team in 2001, guiding them to their first World Grand Prix appearance the following year. Since then, 2007 is the only year they have been absent from the tournament. Kiattipong, who is commonly referred to as Coach Aod in Thailand, guided the team to seven consecutive gold medal wins at the South East Asian Games between 2001 and 2015, and gold again at the 2012 Asian Cup. In 2009 he led the team to their first Asian Championship title and then again in 2013. As a player, Kiattipong won gold with Thailand at the 1985 and 1995 South East Asian Games. In December 2014 he married former Chinese international player Feng Kun.