Induction Year

February 12, 2018

New Logo for Suffolk Hall of Fame

We’re very excited to debut our new Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame logo. Adding a silhouette of Suffolk County and a lit torch, the new logo […]
January 2, 2018

Induction Process

October 16, 2017

Suffolk HOF Adds Two Trustees

 The Suffolk County Sports Hall of Fame has added two individuals to its Board of Trustees. Pete Blieberg and Stephen Costello assumed positions on the board […]
September 27, 2017

Interns Wanted: Sports Business and Journalism

The Suffolk County Sports Hall of Fame is looking for interns for the fall and spring semesters with an interest in sports business and journalism. The […]
September 17, 2017

Follow Suffolk Sports HOF on Facebook, Twitter

The Suffolk County Sports Hall of Fame is official on Facebook and Twitter. Follow the organization and track news and updates about our inductees on frequent […]
March 23, 2017

Inductee News

May 24, 2021

Long, Allie

Allie Long Induction Year: 2020 Location: Northport Sport: Soccer A Northport native, Allie Long has reached the pinnacle of her sport and helped the U.S. Women’s […]
May 24, 2021

Koretzki, Paul

Paul Koretzki Induction Year: 2020 Location: Shoreham-Wading River Sport: Track & Field and XC A longtime Shoreham-Wading River track and field and cross country coach, Paul […]
May 23, 2021

Reichert, Rich

Rich Reichert Induction Year: 2020 Location: St. Anthony’s (coach) and Babylon (resident) Sport: Football The legendary St. Anthony’s High School football coach won 265 games, and […]
May 23, 2021

Izzo, Larry

Larry Izzo Induction Year: 2020 Sport: Baseball Larry Izzo has been a Suffolk County high school basketball official for 50 years, but also made his mark […]
May 20, 2021

Herrmann, Mark

Mark Herrmann Induction Year: 2020 Location: Center Moriches Wing: Journalism / Media Mark Herrmann, the pride of Center Moriches,  joined Newsday in 1983 and was one […]
May 20, 2021

Eden, Ron

Ron Eden Induction Year: 2020 Location: Brentwood Sport: Soccer One of the winningest soccer coaches in New York State history, Ron Eden has won more than […]
May 19, 2021

Chadwick, Henry

Henry Chadwick Induction Year: 2020 Location: Sag Harbor Sport: Baseball The 2020 Historic Inductee is known as the “Father of Baseball” and called Sag Harbor his […]
May 19, 2021

DiStefano, Matthew “Dezy”

Matthew “Dezy” DiStefano Induction Year: 2020 Location: Sachem Sport: Volleyball   Sachem volleyball coach turned motivational speaker and cancer fighting advocate, Matthew “Dezy” DiStefano suffered from […]
May 18, 2021

Cole Jr., Rick

Rick Cole Jr. Induction year: 2020 Location: Oakdale Occupation: Athletic director Rick Cole Jr. is Vice President and Director of Athletics at Hofstra University with more […]
May 18, 2021

Cutinella, Thomas

Thomas Cutinella Induction Year: Class of 2020 Location: Shoreham-Wading River Sport: Football   Thomas Cutinella was a Shoreham-Wading River High School student who cared deeply for […]
May 17, 2021

Barnes Arico, Kim

Kim Barnes Arico Induction Year: 2020 Location: William Floyd Sport: Basketball William Floyd alumnus Kim Barnes Arico is the head women’s basketball coach at the University […]
May 17, 2021

Atkinson, Kenny

Kenny Atkinson Induction Year: 2020 Location: Northport Sport: Basketball Northport native Kenny Atkinson is an NBA coach. He was the head coach of the Nets, and […]
May 15, 2021

Agostinelli, Sal

Sal Agostinelli Induction Year: 2020 Location: Kings Park Sport: Baseball Sal Agostinelli of Kings Park, N.Y. has served many roles in professional baseball. He played in […]
May 15, 2021

Acompora, Louis J.

Louis J. Acompora Induction Year: 2020 Location: Northport Sport: Lacrosse Louis J. Acompora of Northport, N.Y. died on March 25, 2000 from a blow to his […]
October 8, 2019

Peterson, Patrick

Patrick Peterson Induction Year: 1994 Category: Running Location: Islip Pat Petersen, also a member of the Farmingdale State Athletic Hall of Fame who had three top-four […]