Chet Lauer's athletic abilities and coaching skills have garnered him numerous awards and accolades throughout his career. He has been named a European Baseball & Softball Magazine International All-Star, won the Cuyahoga Community College Conference Tournament, and received the Golden Glove Award, among other honours. Lauer has also demonstrated a commitment to teamwork and fundraising, essential skills in sports and coaching. Outside of his professional accomplishments, Lauer is a lifelong Cleveland sports fan and a proud John Carroll University graduate. He supports several charities and nonprofit organizations and enjoys hobbies such as golf, yoga, and video editing. Lauer is settled in University Heights, Ohio, where he was born and raised and is known as the City of Beautiful Homes.