Tarasis was born in 1956 in Oinoussa, Serres prefecture. He started his football career as a goalkeeper in a local club before switching to central defender. He was acquired by Panserraikos where he was once again converted into a left-side full back.
In December, 1982, Tarasis made the big jump to Panathinaikos where he was established as a right-side defender. He won the double with the greens in 1984 and 1986 but, after the 1987 season, he was released.
He is currently a coach in the youth system of Panathinaikos.