Stiebing resurrects career as coach of Qatar

Updated: August 24, 2006, 1:35 PM ET
Associated Press

HAMAMATSU, Japan -- Joey Stiebing had just been named Sun Belt Conference coach of the year when the University of New Orleans' new athletic director told him he was no longer the right man for the job.

That 2001 firing pushed Stiebing, now 45, into a major career change.

For a year, he sold insurance for a financial services company in New Orleans.

"For me, being a coach my whole life, it was a great experience," said Stiebing, an assistant at New Orleans for seven years ...

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