Sebastian Carrasco enters his eighth year at Long Beach State as he continues to work with the strength and conditioning of the 49er team.
With Carrasco on the staff, LBSU has produced some of its best seasons to date, posting 10-win campaigns in five of the last six years. The 49ers won the Big West Tournament title in 2010 and also claimed three consecutive conference regular season championships from 2006-08. In addition, Long Beach State has recently made its way to the national stage, advancing to the NCAA Tournament in 2008 and 2010.
Carrasco is currently the head coach for the Beach Futbol Club U12 Girls FC team. He was previously a head coach and trainer with Santa Clarita United, leading the U-13 girls team to the 2004 regular-season championship of the silver division. He has also served as the head coach for the boys' U-15 and U-16 squads in the gold and silver elite divisions.
In 2003-04, Carrasco was the head coach for the AV Heat Soccer Club, leading the boys' U-13 team to a regular-season title in the silver division. He spent nearly two years with LA United Soccer Club as an assistant coach from December 2002 to May 2004, as the team twice won the San Fernando League and regular season titles in 2002 and 2003. They reached the State Cup Finals in 2004.
Carrasco played in the Argentina Soccer League in New York from 1998 to 2001 as a defender and midfielder and for Asoligas from 1999 to 2000. He was also a defender for Raritan Valley College in New Jersey in 1999.
A native of Argentina, Carrasco played in various club programs in his home country from 1984 to 1998. He holds numerous coaching licenses, including a USSF National "A" coaching license.