Lang Ping returned as head coach of China's women's team in 2013. She led them to silver at the World Championships and fifth in Group 1 of the World Grand Prix in 2014, before taking them to fourth in Group 1 at the 2015 World Grand Prix. Lang previously coached China from 1995 to 1999, winning bronze at the 1995 World Cup and then silver at the 1996 Olympic Games and 1998 World Championships. She coached the United States women's team to silver at the 2005 World Grand Champions Cup and 2008 Olympic Games. As a player for China, Lang won gold at the 1982 World Championships and 1984 Olympic Games. She is in the Volleyball Hall of Fame and was named FIVB Coach of the Year in 1996.