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 and positive difference. 

 

Hannah Wasserman, Vice President with two girls in Cambodia

Hannah Wasserman, Vice President of The S.E.L.F. Project is a Cal Berkeley student, founding member of the first yoga club at Berkeley, and a certified yoga instructor.  As a tireless leader,  Hannah has participated in six S.E.L.F. service projects abroad in Zambia, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Cambodia. 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 one Thanksgiving morning.
Hannah has raised over $20,000 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 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.