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 and the past ten years coaching boy's varsity basketball winning numerous tournaments and championships.  An NJCAA all-American and an accomplished point guard at the collegiate division I level,  she has had a knack for teaching and coaching from a young age.   Omori won The Lori Petrick Excellence in Teaching award as well as the "More Than A Coach" award for the city of Los Angeles sponsored by Nike and LeBron James. Basketball has provided so many opportunities for Omori that she wants to pay it forward by providing growth and leadership opportunities for youth through sports, service and travel. 

 

Hannah Wasserman, Vice President with two girls in Cambodia

Hannah Wasserman, Vice President of The S.E.L.F. Project is a student at Cal Berkeley, the number one public university in the world. Hannah is a great leader and has participated in six S.E.L.F. service projects abroad in Zambia, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Cambodia. She helped organize and conduct a basketball clinic held at the Expo Center in downtown Los Angeles and assisted with The S.E.L.F. Project’s efforts to help the homeless on a 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, another teen non-profit fundraising organization 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.