Megan van den Akker joined the Rams figure skating team as head coach in August of 2017.
van den Akker comes to Ryerson from Queen's University where she competed as a member of the varsity figure skating team, before moving on to serve as the team's synchro coach. While at Queen's, she was also a member of the varsity rowing team.
van den Akker also skated for NEXXICE from 2008 to 2011 at both the junior and senior level, medaling at the World Championship in 2009 and 2010. She has experience in program management and has held various leadership roles.