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Erik Spoelstra

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Basketball Coach

The Resume

    (November 1, 1970- )
    Born in Evanston, Illinois
    Head coach for the Miami Heat (2008- )
    Assistant coach for the Miami Heat (1999-2008)
    Attended University of Portland

Why he might be annoying:

    He spells his first name with a 'K' rather than a 'C.'
    He coached a professional team despite not ever playing professionally himself.
    In the wake of LeBron James's arrival to the Heat, he defended the ballyhooed media circus saying that the team was 'Not meant to fly under the radar.'
    He resembles CNN's health correspondent <23307Sanjay Gupta.

Why he might not be annoying:

    His father managed various sports teams.
    He commended Dwyane Wade's shooting balance and performace resulting from Wade's experience at the 2004 Athens Summer Olympics.
    When outoging Heat coach Pat Riley chose him as the successor, he said, ' 'This game is now about younger coaches who are technologically skilled, innovative and bring fresh new ideas. That's what we feel we are getting with Erik Spoelstra. He's a man that was born to coach.'
    He became the first person of Filipino descent to coach a major professional sports team in North America.

Credit: Birdienest81

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Year In Review:

    In 2023, Out of 8 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2022, Out of 1 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 10 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 2 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 3 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 9 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 11 Votes: 63.64% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 4 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 16 Votes: 56.25% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 17 Votes: 82.35% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 9 Votes: 77.78% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 13 Votes: 76.92% Annoying