About Nancy Tokaryk
Nancy was active in several sports at the recreational and competitive level but notably in the sport of women’s field hockey.
During her life Nancy played field hockey at the junior high and high school level, for the Nova Scotia Canada Games team, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia Senior and Masters Teams, coached and officiated at the school, varsity and provincial level.
In 1995, Nancy and her 1975 Canadian National Seniors Championship winning team mates were inaugurated into the Nova Scotia Sports Hall of Fame.
Nancy passed away in June, 2008 in a tragic car accident in Ottawa. This tournament is organized by her sister, Sue Beazley, in her memory.
The Nancy Tokaryk Memorial Trust Fund was established to commemorate Nancy’s contribution to the sport of women’s field hockey, her personal leadership and student mentorship, and volunteer community service. The Fund provides a $1,000 award to a female student who participates in field hockey.Learn more about this Fund and the award criteria.