Tausani is the inaugural award recipient from the John Cannon Memorial Fund, she came through the Abbotsford Rugby Club program. She was accepted to the centralized 7s program in Langford in 2017 and won her first cap for Canada in December 2017.
Birthplace: Tofino BC
Favourite memory growing up: Going back to visit my true hometown, Ahousaht.
Position played: Mostly Fly half but I’ve been put just about everywhere except wing.
First year playing rugby: 2012
Favourite Coach: I’ve had too many great coaches to choose
Most influential person in life: My uncle Nelson
Favourite rugby memory: When I made my transition from soccer to rugby and I finally understood what people meant when they say their team is like family. I had never felt like my team was family in any sport other than Rugby.
Worst rugby memory: Losing my friend and teammate, Chantal Maclean
Favourite movie: Monsters inc.
Favourite musician: Frank Ocean
Favourite book: The Glass Castle
Rugby goals in next 2 years: Make the world series squad consistently
Favourite other hobbies: Playing my uke