Fatih Akser, a native of Istanbul, Turkey, is in his third season as an Assistant Coach with the Rams. He has completed his NCI Level 4 certification, and is currently in the process of finishing his Level 5 training. In addition to his work with the Rams, Akser is also working at the Ryerson University Athlete Services to provide academic guidance and acting as a Mentor to the Varsity athletes.
Coach Akser worked with the Team Canada as video co-coordinator in the summers of 2010 and 2011. Akser also served as video co-ordinator at the 2010 Junior Men's World Cup America Qualifiers in Texas with the Canadian Junior Men's National team, which won the Bronze medal and qualified for the U19 Junior World Championship tournament in 2011. He also worked as video co-ordinator with the Senior Men's National team Coaching staff and represented Canada at the 2010 Senior Men's World Championship in Turkey.
He is currently the head coach for Canada Basketball's Centre for Performance (CP - Toronto). At the provincial level, Akser was selected as an assistant coach to the U17 Provincial Team, winning the Gold medal in 2011 and Silver medal in 2010 at the Canada Basketball National Championships in Toronto and Winnipeg respectively. In previous years he has served as a head coach of Basketball Ontario's Elite Development Programs (Niagara Region) U-15 and their Toronto based Performance Enhancement Program (PEP). Coach Akser also conducts "Skill Development Clinics" throughout the province each year as well as at Basketball Ontario's Elite Development Camps during the summer.
Akser was as an assistant coach for Centennial College's men's team in 2005-06, head coach at St.Catharines C.V.I from 2006-2008 and an assistant coach for the Brock University men's team in 2008-09.