Anthony Lungstrum, director of the athletic training education program at William Woods University, has been promoted to chair of the Division of Human Performance. In addition, Mark Bailey joins the WWU faculty this semester as assistant professor of human performance.
Lungstrum was an instructor in the Department of Health and Human Performance at Texas A&M University-Commerce for three years before joining the faculty at WWU.
Along with his teaching responsibilities, he held the position of clinical coordinator for the athletic training education program and assistant athletic trainer for the university’s NCAA Division II teams. He was part of the adjunct faculty and assistant athletic trainer for four years before that.
Before going to Texas A&M-Commerce, Lungstrum served as a graduate assistant athletic trainer for Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Okla. He has a B.S. in health and human performance and an M.S. in college teaching, both from Northeastern State University, in Tahlequah, Okla.
He is completing a doctorate of education at Texas A&M University-Commerce. Lungstrum and his wife, Sarah, live in Fulton with their two children, Autumn, 13, and Meadow, 8.
Bailey completed his bachelor of science degree in biological anthropology at the University of Wisconsin. He then attended Indiana University, where he earned his master’s degree in physical education and Ph.D. in human performance.
He is a certified strength and conditioning specialist and a certified personal trainer through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
He began his teaching career at Newberry College, Newberry S.C., and has also taught at the University of South Dakota, California State University, Bridgewater State College in Massachusetts, the University of Pittsburg-Bradford and the University of Texas at Brownsville /Texas Southmost College. Last year he was an assistant professor at Lander University in Greenwood, S.C.
Bailey, who lives near Hams Prairie, has a contract for a book on functional anatomy and exercise.