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Erik Spoelstra Biography
Head coach of the NBA's Miami Heat, Erik Spoelstra was born November1, 1970 in Evanston, Illinois. He is the first Asian/Filipino-Americanhead coach in the NBA, as well as the 1st Asian/Filipino American headcoach of any pro sports team (apart from the ones based in Asia and thePhilippines though presumably). From 2001 to 2008, he served asAssistant Coach/Director of Scouting for the team. He is currently theyoungest head coach in the NBA.
In April, 2008, Spoelstra wasnamed successor to Pat Riley as head coach of the Miami Heat. Spoelstrajoined the Heat staff in 1995 as the team's video coordinator. Aftertwo years, he was named Assistant Coach/Video Coordinator, thenpromoted to Assistant Coach/Advance Scout in 1999. He became theAssistant Coach/Director of Scouting in 2001. Spoelstra is the NBA'syoungest current head coach; 69 days younger than the second youngesthead coach, Lawrence Frank of the New Jersey Nets.
In namingSpoelstra as head coach, Riley said: This game is now about youngercoaches who are technologically skilled, innovative and bring fresh newideas. That's what we feel we are getting with Erik Spoelstra. He's aman that was born to coach. Pat Riley plans to change his approachfrom when Stan Van Gundy was the coach. Riley predicted: A lot ofplayers want the discipline; they will play [hard] for Spoelstra,because 'they respect him.'
During Erik Spoelstra's experiencewith the Miami Heat, there was wide speculation that Pat Riley wouldpick Spoelstra as his successor. Spoelstra was frequently the coach forMiami's summer league in which he enjoyed successful stints.
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