Bachelor of Science in Education, Delta State University, 1976. Master of Education, Delta State University, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, Florida State University, 1982.
Graduate assistant department health, physical education and recreation Delta State University, Cleveland, Mississippi, 1976-1977. Teacher, coach West District Junior High School, Sumner, 1977-1979. Graduate assistant department movement science and physical education Florida State University, 1979-1982.
Assistant professor department kinesiology and physical education University Center Arkansas, Conway, 1982-1987, associate professor department kinesiology and physical education, since 1987, assistant dean College Health and Applied Sciences, since 1990, coordinator College Health and Applied Sciences Research Laboratory, since 1991. Member vocational education advisory board Arkansas School for Deaf, 1985-1988. Physical education consultant community schools, since 1982.
Presenter workshops in field.
Leader Conway Middle School All-Star Group. Co-chair Toad Suck Daze Festival, Conway, 1991. Den leader Boy Scouts American, 1986-1988.
Member physical fitness testing project Arkansas School for Blind, 1983. Speaker in field. Member Alliance for Health (chair convention daily committee 1988, chair research section 1985-1987, 90-91), Arkansas Association Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (editor newsletter 1989-1991), Arkansas Deans' Association, American College Sports Medicine (chair site selection committee Center States chapter 1990), National Association Physical Education in Higher Education, Conway Area Chamber of Commerce, Phi Epsilon Kappa.
Married Ellen Fulcher. Children: Aaron Jacob, Joseph Slay.