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
September 26, 2023

Boomer Esiason Inducted into Bengals Ring of Honor

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer and East Islip legend Boomer Esiason was inducted into the Bengals Ring of Honor on September 25. The three-time Pro Bowl […]
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 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 […]
May 14, 2023

Suffolk HOFer Gerry Hart Dies at 75

One of the original New York Islanders defensemen, Gerry Hart called Suffolk County home. He impacted this region as the founding owner of The Rinx in […]
May 8, 2023

Joe Spallina Grabs First CAA Coach of Year Honors

No stranger to conference coach of the year honors, Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer and Stony Brook women’s lacrosse coach Joe Spallina earned his first in […]
April 24, 2023

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Bernie Wyatt Dies at 84

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer, Amityville legend and longtime college football coach Bernie Wyatt died on April 1. He was 84. Wyatt played at Amityville and […]
April 22, 2023

Keith Osik Reaches 400 Wins with Farmingdale State

Congratulations to Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer and former Major Leaguer Keith Osik on reaching 400 career wins at Farmingdale State!
March 31, 2023

Buzz Deschamps Honored with Emile Francis Award

Long Island Ducks legend and Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Buzz Deschamps garnered the latest honor in his illustrious hockey career when he was presented the […]
March 26, 2023

Carl Johnson Inducted into NYS Basketball Hall

Legendary Bridgehampton basketball coach Carl Johnson received the latest accolade in his career when he was inducted into the New York State Basketball Hall of Fame […]
March 10, 2023

Matt Senk Reaches Career Win No. 900

Congratulations to Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Matt Senk on earning career win No. 900 with Stony Brook baseball! After falling behind 3-0 in the third […]