Born and raised in Israel, playing basketball at a young age, Amit became a professional basketball player when he was 17 years old and played all levels in the Israeli league including the Israeli Super League. While playing basketball, Amit studied computer science, held various roles in Amdocs, a public telecommunications company and also founded a mobile services company building apps for SMB's. After relocating with his family to Palo Alto in 2012, Amit decided to focus on his biggest love which was teaching basketball.
Favorite NBA Team: Detroit pistons (1989–1994: The Bad Boys era)
All Time Favorite NBA Player: Isiah Thomas