Joani met her husband Tom through a mutual friend at a gym. At that time, he was working as an assistant to Ralph Willard at Western Kentucky University while she was an aerobics instructor. Shortly after their first encounter, the two hit off and eventually got married. They are proud parents of three amazing and beautiful children together: Megan, Riley and Ainsley.
Joani is no stranger to the world of sports. Apart from being married to an equally athletic man, she is also the daughter of the head football coach at WKU at that time her husband was working as an assistant basketball coach. She is also the sister of the first pair of brothers in NFL history to have served as head coaches.