A former pole vault standout at Marquette, Zach Pawlowski is in his fifth season as an assistant coach, where he works with the pole vaulters.
During the 2011 indoor season, Pawlowski watched Lauren Darnall shatter the indoor school record in the pole vault and helped Nick Van Deraa break his outdoor program record in 2009
In 2008, Pawlowski helped former walk-on Carrie Schmid set the outdoor school record in the pole vault and finish third in the BIG EAST Conference Outdoor Championships. Van Deraa also placed in the top 10 at the BIG EAST Championships.
Pawlowski ended his MU career as the program record holder in the indoor and outdoor pole vault and earned all-conference honors as a sophomore, in addition to being a two-time BIG EAST qualifier.
Pawlowski graduated with a bachelor's degree from Marquette in 2007 and earned a graduate degree as a doctor of physical therapy in 2009.