Sam Cheaib grew up in Lebanon and played for the SAFA club from 1973 to 1979 and played professionally for the SAFA Club First Division (LFA). He was a player for the Lebanese National Team from 1974 to 1979 and in one season he scored 20 goals. Due to the civil war he left Lebanon in 1979.His enduring passion for the game led him to coaching and starting the Lebanese Club now known as the Lebanese Heritage Club. He was a Founder of the Dearborn Stars Soccer club and played for the Stars.
In 2006-2008 he was the coach of the successful Wolves ‘98, ‘97 and the nationally ranked ‘96 Wolves teams. Additionally, throughout the year he conducts club-wide Technical Training sessions, camps and provides personal training and instruction.