Federico Bianchi (soccer)
|Full name||Federico Bianchi|
|Date of birth||May 23, 1983|
|Place of birth||Pacific Palisades, California, United States|
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|OC Blues Strikers
|2001–2004||Boston University Terriers|
|2006||Long Island Rough Riders||19||(0)|
|2009||Hollywood United Hitmen||12||(0)|
|2011–||OC Blues Strikers|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of June 5, 2011
Federico Bianchi (born May 23, 1983 in Pacific Palisades, California) is a former American professional soccer player who is currently the head coach of OC Blues Strikers FC in the USL Premier Development League. He is of Italian ancestry.
Bianchi joined the expansion California Victory in the USL First Division prior to their debut season in 2007, and played in 11 games for the team, scoring 2 goals, before the team folded at the end of the season.
Bianchi was unable to secure a professional contract following Victory's demize, and returned to southern California. After playing for a year in men's amateur leagues in the Los Angeles area, including for Hollywood United in a celebrity charity game against Los Angeles Galaxy, Bianchi signed with the expansion Hollywood United Hitmen in the USL Premier Development League in 2009, and played 12 games for the team in their debut PDL season.
Bianchi is currently the head coach of Los Angeles Blues 23 in the USL Premier Development League, and also the boys' soccer team at Crossroads School in Santa Monica, California. In 2012 Bianchi led his Crossroads team to their first California state championship. He is also the head coach for the Boys' U-11 Santa Monica United club.