|Born||(1970-11-01) November 1, 1970 (age 42)
|High school||Jesuit (Beaverton, Oregon)|
|1997–2008||Miami Heat (assistant)|
|Career highlights and awards|
As head coach:
As assistant coach:
Erik Spoelstra (/ˈspoʊlstrə/ SPOHL-strə; born November 1, 1970) is an American professional basketball coach and the current head coach of the National Basketball Association's Miami Heat. A Filipino-American through his mother's side, he is the first Asian American head coach in the history of the four major American sports leagues and the first Asian American head coach to win an NBA championship.
From 2001 to 2008, he served as assistant coach and director of scouting for the team. He guided the Heat to four playoff appearances, including trips to the 2011 and 2012 NBA Finals, in his first four seasons.