Coach Bauer has been coaching high school baseball for 13 years. He is currently the head coach for the Homer-Center Wildcats. Bauer was a JV and Varsity baseball coach at Indiana Area HS from 2000-2006. He then joined the Homer-Center baseball coaching staff in 2007 as an assistant under Play Ball Sports owner Rob Stossel, and took over as head coach of the Wildcats in 2008. Since 2008, the Wildcats have won 2 District 6 Titles (2008 & 2010) and 1 Heritage Conference Title (2009). Coach Bauer and the Wildcats made it to the PIAA "A" State Semi-Finals in 2010. Bauer is employed as an Elementary Physical Education teacher at Homer-Center School District.