WORK

 

BIO

David Kait (pron. “Kite”) is a former overseas Police Lieutenant. A 2013 graduate of the Hellenic Police Academy, Kait holds a Bachelor’s in Law Enforcement, and speaks fluent English, Greek, and Russian languages. He was born in 1991 in Pella, Northern Greece and currently resides in Los Angeles, CA.

 

Operations

Kait was commissioned as a Police Second Lieutenant (Nato Code: OF-1) and became one of the youngest commanding officers to serve as a platoon leader at the special riot police division Units for the Reinstatement of Order (Greek: YAT). His team participated in more than 100 ground operations throughout the Greek mainland and Athens metropolitan area during the Greek government-debt crisis.

 

Academics/Training

As part of the four-year police academy, Kait also received Basic Recruit Training from the Hellenic Army and Basic Unconventional Warfare Training from the Hellenic Special Forces. As a young cadet, he became a select member of the drill team, worked as an intern for three core police stations in Athens, and volunteered as a “hostage” in training scenarios with the Greek elite tactical unit Special Suppressive Antiterrorist Unit (Greek: EKAM). After two full years of field experience, he moved to the US as a graduate student in Leadership at San Francisco State University.

Athletics

Kait combines 20+ years of athletic experience from soccer, long distance running, swimming, martial arts, and obstacle racing. He is giving back to the world of sports as a fitness coach, certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine.

Leadership

- Senior Drill and Fitness Instructor of Cadet Basic Training.

- 19U Division II soccer team captain.

- Student parade flag-bearer.

Honors

- Honorary certificate of achievement awarded by the Hellenic Special Forces.

- Twelve distinctions for academic excellence awarded by the Greek Ministry of Education.

- Top 1% Panhellenic college entrance exams honors awarded by Eurobank EFG (Greek: “Πρώτος των Πρώτων”). 

 

GALLERY

 

PHILANTHROPY

PUBLISHED WRITING
«100 λέξεις σε 100 ώρες για τη “Σχεδία”»

A published collection of short stories supporting people in need.

RICHMOND/ERMET AID FOUNDATION

40th San Francisco Marathon for a good cause.

 

PRESS

 

CONTACT

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