Erik Spoeltra was the first Filipino coach in the history of National Basketball Association. He is now the head coach of Miami Heat after Pat Riley retired from coaching. It is a great privilege especially for the Filipino heritage. We can stand our heads high, because we are now known in the world.This thirty-seven years old man is a native in San Pablo, Laguna. Where his mother Elisa Caridad Celino who was once a teacher in Laguna.She went to United States to settle down where she met Jon Spoeltra a Dutch-Irish.The fruit of their love is this great guy. Im proud to be a Filipino.