Meet Our Team

Dr. Joe Malone

Joe Malone holds a Ph.D. in Health and Human Performance with a minor in neuropsychology and a specialization in relational wellness. He has taught for many years at Middle Tennessee State University and guest lectured at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Malone served on the Centers for Disease Control Initiative for STD Prevention for the state of Tennessee. He has had the honor of working with young adults on their well-being for over 25 years. In his teaching, Dr. Malone has employed a background of varied life experiences which include Division I football coach and player, fitness professional, and celebrity trainer as well as professional modeling. He has personally made use of the research, insights, and experience that inspired Battles of the Sexes and has had his SEX IQ raised to improve, preserve, and protect his over-40- year marriage to his wife, Jody. Dr. Malone and Jody make their home near their children and grandchildren in Nashville, TN.

Will Deatherage

Will Deatherage, Will Deatherage  is the CEO of Catholics for Hire, a digital marketing company that focuses on digital content production for Catholic and Catholic-friendly organizations. His company develops websites, manages social media, and produces videos and podcasts. They even developed this website! He is a graduate student in Systemic Theology at The Catholic University of America. He can be reached at 

Adriana Detrinidad

Adriana Detrinidad is a California native with over 10 years of higher education experience. She holds a bachelor’s in Communication Studies and has extensive experience speaking to audiences big and small. Her many years in higher education has made her privy to the ins and outs of young people’s relationship grievances. She is passionate about seeing broken relationships mended, and individuals and couples thrive in love. She believes sex IQ is a positive step towards healing and unity between the sexes. Adriana’s personal calling is to reconcile women to the God that made them in His image, loved them to the point of death, and impart them with the power that raised Christ from the grave.

Jody Malone

Mrs. Jody Malone has been married to Joe Malone for over 40 years. She is his first line of advice. Jody is, and has been, involved in a number of different careers including professional recording artist Jody Lynn with two independent label deals, visual coordinator/faux finisher, and professional personal chef, just to name a few. Mrs. Malone has a wealth of talent in most artistic fields. She also is a published altered art/scrapbooker as well as a devoted and very proficient gardener. The Malone couple’s greatest accomplishment to date is their two children and four grandchildren who live nearby. They love to spend time with their grandchildren and help them to mature into responsible, excellent citizens like their parents have. Family is very high on the Malone’s list of priorities, being second only to serving God.

Dr. Monica O'Rourke

Dr. Monica O’Rourke is a kinesiology professor in the college of health science and research faculty member for the Dr. Paul and Annie Kienel Leadership Institute’s Ph.D. leadership studies program.  She holds a PhD in Health and Human Performance from Middle Tennessee State University and has taught for many years at various universities. 

Dr. O’Rourke served (2017-2019) as the California Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (CAHPERD) state future professional liaison for California universities. O’Rourke has over 25 years’ experience in the health, fitness, sports industries, including director for the Center for Maximizing Wellness, and director of physical education K-12 programs’. O’Rourke has presented nationally on health, human performance, psychosocial constructs of leadership, examining behavior with the Disconnected Values Model (Anshel, 2008), intrinsic motivation/perceived competence, and mental health wellness among leaders and affiliates.


How long have Joe and Sarah been working together? Since 2007

Where do they live? Nashville, TN

What is their marital status? They are both married.

Do they have children? Sarah has two children and Joe has two children and three grandchildren.