|Full name||Zachary James Joseph Bauer|
|Date of birth||November 13, 1986|
|Place of birth||St. Louis, Missouri, United States|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|AC St. Louis|
|2005||Boston University Terriers|
|2006–2009||SIU Edwardsville Cougars|
|2008||Chicago Fire Premier||2||(0)|
|2010||AC St. Louis||22||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 29, 2011.
Bauer grew up in St. Charles, Missouri and attended Christian Brothers College High School where he was a second team All State soccer player as a senior. He played one year of college soccer at Boston University, where he appeared for three games, before transferring to the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville as a sophomore. At Edwardsville he started all 22 games in 2006 picking up Great Lakes Valley Conference first team honors along with Great Lakes All-Region first team honors and NSCAA/adidas NCAA Division II All-Great Lakes Region second team honors.
Bauer signed his first professional contract in 2010 when he was signed by AC St. Louis of the USSF Division 2 Professional League. He made his professional debut on April 10, 2010 in St. Louis's first ever game, against Carolina RailHawks