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Joani Harbaugh is the wife of Basketball coach Tom Crean and sister of Football Coach John and Jim  Harbaugh. Let’s read further about Joani, her life, relationship, Tom, his life, success, and much more.

Brief Bio

Joani was born in 1968 in the United States of America. She is currently 55 years old. She is the daughter of Jack Harbaugh and Jacqueline M. Cipiti. Her father used to play football and coached Western Kentucky University for a long time. Not much is known about her. She has two siblings named Jim and John.

Social Media Presence

Joani is currently active on social media. She is currently active on X, formerly twitter. By looking at her X handle, we can assume that she loves her children very much and is fond of dogs as well. She loves to watch football and basketball. She outspokes about her keen interest in football on X. Definitely by looking at her X handle we can infer that she is a proper housewife and a family woman. She loves to take care of children and husband.

Reasons For Being Famous

Joani is famous for being a daughter, and sister of football coaches and a wife of basketball coach. His family lives in the limelight and that attracts her to the media and people. Her social media presence also makes her famous among the netizens. So, these are the reasons why she is so much famous among the netizens.

Joani’s Honey: Tom

Joani’s Honey Tom was born on 25 March 1966 in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, United States. He attended Central Michigan University. While being a student, he coached Mount Pleasant High School. He was an assistant coach at Central Michigan University for two years. He then from 1990 to 1994 was associate head coach of Western Kentucky University. Later, in 1999 he served as the head coach of Marquette University. He served there for nine years and in these years his team won 5 NCAA Tournament Bids. After this he became the head coach of Indiana University and then Georgia University. He was selected by USA Basketball to be the coach of one of the eight coaches of the national team.

Joani’s Siblings: Jim and John

Joani’s brother Jim was born on December 23, 1963 in Toledo, Ohio, United States. He even played football for his college and university, and professional football teams. He played football as a quarterback for Michigan, Chicago Bears, Indianapolis Colts, Baltimore Ravens, San Diego Chargers, Detroit Lions, and Carolina Panthers.

He made his NFL debut with the Chicago Bears. He started his coaching career as an assistant coach of Western Kentucky University under his father Jack Harbaugh. Later, he served as the coach of San Diego, San Francisco 49ers, and Stanford. Currently, he is serving as the coach of Michigan State University.

Joani’s Brother John was born on 23 September1962 in Toledo, Ohio, United States. He coached for the football teams of Western Michigan University, Pittsburgh University, Morehead State, Cincinnati University,and Indiana University. He even coached the Philadelphia Eagles. He is currently serving as the head coach of Baltimore Ravens.

Joani’s Love Life

Joani and Tom married in May 1993. They together have three children named Riley, Megan and Ainsley. They all are living happily in the USA.


Joani is a loving wife, caring sister and a mother. She has supported her husband and brothers in their coaching career and has a great role in their life.