Gerry Gdowski (born August 9, 1967) is an American football coach. He was most recently the offensive coordinator and quarterback coach at Vanderbilt University. He played college football at Nebraska, graduating in 1990.
After graduating from Nebraska, Gdowski worked with the quarterbacks, tight ends, and wide receivers in a graduate assistant capacity from 1991 to 1993. He then moved to South Dakota State University, where he served as the quarterbacks and wide receivers coach for two seasons. In his third season with the program, Gdowski was promoted to offensive coordinator. The following season, he moved to New Mexico State, where he served as the quarterbacks coach and recruiting coordinator from 1998 to 2002. Gdowski served as their assistant head coach and offensive coordinator for 2003 and 2004. The following year, he left for Ohio University, where he was the quarterbacks coach from 2005 to 2007. Three years later, he became Ohio's assistant head coach, co-offensive coordinator, and quarterbacks coach. In 2014, Gdowski left to join the first staff of Derek Mason (who was on the Ohio coaching staff with Gdowski in 2005 and 2006) at Vanderbilt University. He served as the recruiting coordinator and tight ends coach for 2014 and 2015 but was promoted to quarterbacks coach in 2016 and offensive coordinator in 2019.
Gdowski and his wife, Sam, have three sons - Isaac, Tommy, and Luke.