Stephane Antiga led Poland's men's team to a historic gold medal in front of their home fans at the 2014 World Championships after signing a three-year agreement to coach the team in 2013. Antiga's coaching career follows a successful run as both an international and club player, featuring in teams across multiple countries. Suresnes-born Antiga represented his national team of France that won silver medals at the 2003 and 2009 European Championships, and in the 2006 World League. He also won a bronze medal with France at the 2002 World Championships. In club competitions he won league titles in France and Poland, along with Spain.