Erik Spoelstra Net Worth
Erik Spoelstra net worth and salary: Erik Spoelstra is an American professional basketball coach who has a net worth of $10 million and salary of $3 million. Erik Spoelstra earned his net worth as the current head coach of the NBA's Miami Heat. Erik was born on November 1, 1973 in Evanston, Illinois. His father Jon Spoelstra, was an NBA executive for the Portland Trail Blazers, Denver Nuggets, Buffalo Braves and New Jersey Nets. His grandfather is the late Detroit sportswriter Watson Spoelstra. His mother Elisa Celino is a native of San Pablo, Laguna in the Philippines. He if of Filipino-American descent as is the first Filipino-American head coach in the NBA, and the first Filipino-American head coach of any North American professional sports team. He started as the assistant coach/director of scouting for the Heat from 2001 until April 2008, when he was named as the new head coach replacing Pat Riley. Spoelstra has been a member of the Miami Heat since 1995 when he was the team's video coordinator. He was raised in Portland, Oregon and graduated from Jesuit High School in 1988. In 1992 he graduated from the University of Portland where he was the Pilots' starting point guard for four years. He has an impressive record which includes leading the Heat to 148 wins and three playoff appearances, and two NBA championships as of May 2013.