First Name: Karen Fraser
Last Name: Moore
Sport: Volleyball
Inductee Type: Athlete
Year Inducted: 1996
Home Town: Halifax
County: Halifax County

Karen (Fraser) Moore grew up playing a variety of sports before becoming an outstanding volleyball player. Basketball, badminton, softball, track, and volleyball; Moore played them all during her school years. She is known as one of the best volleyball players in the country from the late 1970’s to the mid-1980’s.

Moore was a member of the Canadian National Volleyball Team for six years and university standout for five seasons with the Dalhousie Tigers. Moore joined the junior national team in 1979 after an outstanding high school career with Halifax West, who won the Nova Scotia School Athletic federation championship- twice. She moved up to the senior national team in 1980 and was a regular starter in almost every international match for Canada from 1980 to 1984.

Moore retired from the national team following the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. At Dalhousie University she was a perennial AUAA All-Star and CIAU All-Canadian. Karen Moore was elected into the Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame in 1996.


• Member CA’s Nat’l Women’s Volleyball Program 6 Yrs
• Joined Junior National Team in 1979
• Won NS School Athletic Fed Championship Twice
• Joined Senior National Team 1980
• Perennial Atlantic Uni Athletic Assoc All-Star
• Canadian Interuni Athletic Union All-Canadian
• Won Gold CIAU Medal 1982, Dalhousie Tigers
• Won Silver CIAU Medal 1984, Dalhousie Tigers
• 1986 AUAA MVP
• 1986 Dalhousie Female Athlete of the Year
• Head Coach Dalhousie Tigers 1987-1991