Fethi Mkaouar first guided Tunisia's men's team from 1994 to 1996, before returning in 2010. He oversaw their World League debut in 2014 when they won one match, a feat they repeated in the 2015 competition. Mkaouar and Tunisia have had better luck in regional tournaments, winning African Championships silver in 2013 and 2015 and gold at the 2012 Arab Volleyball Championships. Mkaouar was in charge of Tunisia’s Olympic Games teams that finished equal-11th in 1996 and 2012. He also spent time as head coach of Bahrain's men's team.