The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame is a non-profit established in 1990 to honor outstanding people, living or deceased, who gained prominence and have made substantial contributions in the fields of professional and amateur sports on behalf of themselves and Suffolk County. The Hall of Fame has exhibits at Fairfield Properties Ballpark, (home of the Long Island Ducks), Town of Huntington Townhall, the Section XI offices in Farmingville, Long Island Sports and Rehabilitation in Holbrook and Long Island MacArthur Airport.

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame: Club 395

Congratulations to the current Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Inductees, who have made major contributions to professional and amateur athletics.

As of 2023, there are 395 inductees across multiple categories.

We are in the process of updating our website and building out individual profile pages of all inductees, so check in frequently for more multimedia, information and highlights!

Full list of SSHOF Inductees
August 18, 2023

Chris Higgins Receives Suffolk Sports HOF Plaque at The Rinx

Smithtown native Chris Higgins played 14 years in the NHL and spent many early mornings as a kid skating at The Rinx in Hauppauge. It was […]
August 3, 2023

Paul Gibson Inducted to NYSPHSAA Hall of Fame

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer and former big leaguer Paul Gibson was inducted into the NYSPHSAA Hall of Fame. Gibson, who played at Center Moriches High […]
July 20, 2023

Boomer Esiason Named to Bengals Ring of Honor

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer and former NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason has been named to the Bengals Ring of Honor. He will be recognized along with […]
July 18, 2023

Suffolk HOF Mourns Passing of Constantine Ricci

Recent Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame inductee Constantine Ricci has passed away. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Constantine, a pioneering […]
July 3, 2023

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame President Named to Long Island Power List

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame President Chris R. Vaccaro was named to the 2023 Long Island Power List by Long Island Press. Citing his leadership and […]
July 2, 2023

Cassese Takes Associate Head Coach Position with Virginia Lacrosse

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Kevin Cassese is onto his next lacrosse adventure. After 17 seasons as the head men’s lacrosse coach at Lehigh University, he […]
June 29, 2023

Rob Pannell Sets U.S. Men’s Lacrosse Scoring Record

No one has scored more points for the U.S. Men’s Lacrosse team than Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Rob Pannell, a record he set at this […]
June 27, 2023

Olivia Galati Inducted to Hofstra Athletic Hall of Fame

Congratulations to Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Olivia Galati on bring inducted to the Hofstra Athletic Hall of Fame! Galati is one of the all-time great […]
June 25, 2023

Smit, Julia

Julia Smit Induction year: 2023 Location: Mount Sinai Category: Swimming, Olympian Julia Smit is a Mount Sinai native and two-time Olympic medalist and former world record-holder […]
June 25, 2023

Scully, John

John Scully Induction Year: 2023 Location: Holy Family, Huntington Category: Football & Pro Sports A Huntington native and Holy Family alum, John Scully is a former […]
June 24, 2023

Komisarek, Mike

Mike Komisarek Induction Year: 2023 Location: West Islip Category: Hockey, Pro Sports A West Islip native, Mike Komisarek played 551 games from 2002 through 2014. He spent […]
June 23, 2023

Kirwan, Pat

Pat Kirwan Induction Year: 2023 Location: St. Anthony’s Category: Football, Media, Coaching, Pro Sports A multi-disciplined inductee, Pat Kirwan was a player and coach at St. […]
June 22, 2023

Higgins, Chris

Chris Higgins Induction Year: 2023 Location: Smithtown Category: NHL & Pro Sports Smithtown native Chris Higgins played 711 NHL games from 2003 through 2016. He scored […]
June 21, 2023

Gload, Ross

Ross Gload Induction Year: 2023 Location: East Hampton Category: Baseball and Pro Sports A 10-year MLB veteran who played for Cubs, Rockies, White Sox, Royals, Marlins, […]
June 20, 2023

Ricci, Constantine

Constantine Ricci Induction Year: 2023 Category: Baseball and Historic Recognition Constantine Ricci was a semi-professional baseball player on Long Island during the regional sport’s mid-twentieth century […]