Paauwe in 2006
|Full name||Patrick Paauwe|
|Date of birth||27 December 1975|
|Place of birth||Dronten, Netherlands|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Paauwe played as a defender in the past but for Feyenoord Rotterdam as a defensive midfielder role. Other teams he served are PSV Eindhoven, De Graafschap, Fortuna Sittard, Valenciennes FC and VVV Venlo. Paauwe is a one-time winner of the Dutch Eredivisie (in 1999) and the UEFA Cup (in 2002), both with Feyenoord. After two years with Borussia Mönchengladbach, he returned to his native Netherlands and signed for VVV-Venlo. He retired from professional football on 31 January 2011.
Paauwe has been capped five times by the Dutch national team, all in 2000.
His brother Cees Paauwe was also a professional footballer, playing as a goalkeeper.