David Bauer graduated from Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, with a bachelor's in political science. He received his Juris Doctorate from Duquesne University School of Law in 2014. Bauer married his college sweetheart, MaryBeth Bauer, in 2014, two days before taking the Pennsylvania BAR exam. He lives in Neshannock Township in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, and serves as an assistant football coach at his high school alma mater, Slippery Rock High School. David is as a Sunday school teacher at Church of Genesis located in Mahoningtown, Pennsylvania.