Bing Athey

Instructor/Aquatics Director

Bing Athey

Phone: (985) 549-3775
Office: KHS 168

Southeastern faculty since August, 2001

Courses Taught

Emergency Health Care (HS 131)
Beginning Swimming (KINL 120)
Swim Fitness (KINL 111)
Water Aerobics (KINL 135)
Lifeguarding (KINL 232)


Ph.D., 1992,University of Southern Mississippi, Administration and Teaching
in Physical Education.
MA, 1989, Southeastern Louisiana University, Physical Education
B.Ed., 1983,Beijing University of Physical Education, Physical Education


Professional Experience

2001-Present, Instructor and Aquatics Director, Southeastern Louisiana University
1996-2001, Assistant Professor/Aquatics Coordinator, Oxford College of Emory University, GA
1992-1996, Instructor/Aquatics Coordinator, Agnes Scott College, GA 
1983-1987, Instructor: Tianjin Normal University, Tianjin, China


Professional Affiliation

Louisiana Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance


American Red Cross Lifeguarding, CPRO & CFAS Instructor
American Heart Association Heart Saver Instructor
Certified Pool/Spa Operator

Selected publications and presentations

  • Wei, B., Kilpatrick, M., Naquin, M., & Cole, D. (2006). Psychological Perceptions to Walking, Water Aerobics, and Yoga on College Students.

    Paper was accepted and will be published in the American Journal of Health Studies.

  • Li, M., & Wei, B. (1995). Chinese Women in Elite Sport: A Cultural Inquiry. Journal of International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance, 31,12-15.

  • Wei, B. (2003). Teaching the Front Crawl and Back Crawl Using Progressive Methods. Louisiana Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Convention. Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

  • Athey, D., Craig, J., & Wei, B. (2003). Using PassPort to Create An Electronic Portfolio. Southern District Convention of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. Savannah, Georgia. 

Professional Leadership Offices

2005- Vice President of General Division for LAHPERD
2005- Aquatics Council Chair of SDAAHPERD
1993-2005: Served and Chaired various committees and councils within our
professional organizations at state, regional and national level.


Committees Served at Southeastern

University Library Committee
Departmental Committees: Curricular Scheduling and Diversity, Curriculum,
Search, Major Field Assessment, Advising, Safety, and Alumnus of the year.