Published On: Wed, Jan 3rd, 2018

California high school coach Elan Seagraves arrested in human trafficking case

Police have arrested a Sacramento high school soccer coach on charges he forced two teenage girls into prostitution.

Elan Seagraves

Elan Seagraves, 34, was taken into custody in the early morning on Christmas Day.

The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department explained that a 17-year-old girl called 911 to report she had been the victim of sexual assault and human trafficking. Deputies responded to the address where the girl said she was and found her hiding in the backyard.

The girl told deputies that the man who allegedly sexually assaulted her and forced her into prostitution was waiting for her in a car nearby. That man is Seagraves.

Inside the car was Seagraves with a different underage teen, who he is also accused of trafficking. Seagraves was arrested and is facing charges of human trafficking of a minor.


Seagraves worked as a boys soccer coach at Sacramento’s John F. Kennedy High School and various other local youth leagues. He also works as a driver for Uber and Lyft.

Seagraves is being held at Sacramento County Jail on $2 million bail.

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