Craig Zakrzewski is in his 13th year as the Assistant Director of Equipment Services, where he works with the Demon Deacon men’s and women’s basketball programs. Zakrzewski is also responsible for the equipment needs for the Wake Forest women’s soccer program and the men’s and women’s tennis teams. In addition, he supervises and coordinates the department’s student manager program.
Zakrzewski is a member of the Athletic Equipment Managers Association (AEMA) and is a participant in the Nike EM/T Footwear Testing Program. A native of Buffalo, N.Y., Zakrzewski earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from Wake Forest in 2000. While an undergraduate at Wake Forest, he was the Head Student Manager for the Demon Deacon men’s basketball team, where he was a member of the 2000 NIT Championship team. Zakrzewski also worked with the Demon Deacon football team as an undergrad.
Prior to his return to Wake Forest in August of 2002, Zakrzewski worked for two years as a Financial Analyst and Commercial Banking Lender for M&T Bank Corporation in Buffalo, N.Y. and in Philadelphia, Pa. Zakrzewski and his wife, Jennifer, also a 2000 Wake Forest graduate, reside in Winston-Salem with their son, Luke and daughter, Hailey.