Founder Holli Omori with LeBron James after winning the "More Than A Coach" award in Los Angeles.

Founder Holli Omori with LeBron James after winning the "More Than A Coach" award in Los Angeles.

Holli Omori, Founder and President of The S.E.L.F. Project has over 25 years of coaching experience including ten years coaching collegiate Division I women's basketball, boy's varsity basketball, and working internationally.  As an NJCAA basketball all-American and starting point guard at the collegiate division I level, Omori has also excelled in the classroom with a B.S. in Exercise and Sports Science, M.A. in Physical Education, and M.Ed in Administration. Omori is dedicated to using her experiences, knowledge and passion to blend classroom and hands-on experiences to prepare individuals who aspire to be effective teachers and coaches of sports and physical activity.  A recipient of The Lori Petrick Excellence in Teaching Award and the Nike/LeBron James  "More Than A Coach" award for the city of Los Angeles, Omori is qualified, possess the necessary skills and has the experiences to help others and make a lasting, positive difference. 


Hannah Wasserman, Vice President with two girls in Cambodia

Hannah Wasserman, Vice President and Director of Development of The S.E.L.F. Project is a Cal Berkeley graduate and founding member of the first yoga club at Berkeley, and a certified yoga instructor.  As a tireless leader,  Hannah has participated in seven S.E.L.F. service projects abroad in Zambia, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Cambodia, and Zimbabwe. She helped organize and conduct basketball clinics in downtown Los Angeles and assisted with The S.E.L.F. Project’s efforts to help the homeless on numerous occasions including Thanksgiving morning and to serve and give back.
Hannah has raised over $100,000 for the Sports Education Leadership Foundation and secured equipment donations from Dana Pump, Adidas, Metta World Peace and jewelry from Melissa and the late Joan Rivers. With a 4.0 GPA in high school, she didn't limit herself to academic achievement. As captain of her high school’s dance team and theatrical productions, she danced and developed choreography for the productions of Dr. Faustus, Hairspray, Legally Blonde, and Guys and Dolls. Hannah was crowned Miss Palisades while in high school and continues her role on the leadership board of KITT, a teen non-profit fundraising organization based at her local temple. 

Hannah has a very strong voice and uses it to stand up for those who are unable to speak for themselves. Hannah is striving to heal the world, and works tirelessly with S.E.L.F. to make the world a better place. Hannah hopes to change the lives of many and help the world beyond the scope of her vision.  She continues to inspire all.

Renee Chanon, Secretary of The S.E.L.F. Project Renee is a former president of the League of Women Voters of Los Angeles, and also served on the League of Women Voters of the California State Board. Renee served for 10 years on the Ballot Simplification Committee for the City of Los Angeles, making ballot measures understandable to the average voter. Renee currently serves on the 2020 Committee of the League of Women Voters of the United States, which is coordinating activities to celebrate the 100th anniversary of women winning the vote in 1920 and the birth of the League of Women Voters. She has served on a variety of nonprofit boards, including the National Women’s History Project, and is a docent at the Autry Museum of the American West. A UCLA alumnus, Renee has also worked as a community relations and public affairs consultant. A true advocate for women and women in sports, she is an avid Los Angeles Spark’s fan and has been a season ticket holder since the inception of the WNBA.