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 369


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

As of 2022, there are 369 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
June 7, 2022

Moon, Tina

Tina Moon Induction Year: 2022 Category: Field hockey & Coaching Location: Centereach & Sachem One of the winningest field hockey coaches in Suffolk County history at […]
May 27, 2022

Farley, Kerri

Kerri Farley Induction year: 2022 Category: Basketball, Handball Location: Sachem Kerri Farley is a Sachem alum and multi-sport standout who was inducted to Sachem Athletic Hall […]
June 3, 2021

Ferguson-Dayes, Karen

Karen Ferguson-Dayes Induction Year: 2021 Location: Sachem Sport: Soccer Sachem alum Karen Ferguson-Dayes is the current women’s soccer coach at the University of Louisville. She is […]
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 […]
June 19, 2019

Figgiani, Jerry

 Jerry Figgiani Induction Year: 2019 Category: Martial Arts Location: Sachem Jerry Figgiani is a world renowned martial arts expert, instructor, author and motivational speaker He […]
June 13, 2019

Kropp, William

William Kropp Induction Year: 2019 Category: Volleyball & Coaches Location: Sachem Bill Kropp is the winningest volleyball coach in New York State history. He was inducted […]
May 15, 2018

Morris, Edward J.

Edward J. Morris Induction Year: 2018 Category: Hall of Fame Committee Location: Sachem Ed Morris was executive director of the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame from […]
March 2, 2018

Blieberg, Pete

Peter Blieberg Induction Year: 2017 Category: Athletic Director and Football Location: Kings Park, East Islip and Sachem Pete Blieberg was a longtime athletic director at Kings […]
March 2, 2018

Nicosia-Detlefsen, Linda

Linda Nicosia-Detlefsen Induction Year: 2017 Category: Track & Field Location: Sachem Linda attended Sachem High School and graduated in 1980. She was the first female in […]
March 2, 2018

Ramaswamy, Isaac

Isaac Ramaswamy Induction Year: 2016 Category: Wrestling Location: Sachem Isaac Ramaswamt was an outstanding wrestler at Sachem High School before starting his coaching career shortly after […]
March 2, 2018

Michta-Coffey, Maria

Maria Michta-Coffey Induction Year: 2016 Category: Track & Field Location: Sachem In her high school days at Sachem and her college days at C.W. Post, she […]
March 2, 2018

Gentile, Laura

Laura Gentile Induction Year: 2016 Category: Journalism / Media Location: Sachem Laura Gentile is a former three-sport athlete at Sachem High School, where she excelled in […]
March 2, 2018

Cimini, Rich

Rich Cimini Induction Year: 2016 Specialty: Journalism / Media Location: Sachem Rich Cimini started his career in journalism as the editor-in-chief of his high school newspaper […]
February 8, 2018

Mahoney, Jack

Jack Mahoney Induction Year: 2004 Category: Wrestling Location: Sachem (coach) and Lindenhurst (alum) Jack Mahoney was the boys varsity wrestling coach at Sachem H.S. from 1972 until […]
February 8, 2018

Mercurio, Richard

Richard Mercurio Induction Year: 2015 Category: Lacrosse Location: Sachem (coached) and Brentwood (played) Rick Mercurio was the boys varsity lacrosse coach at Sachem from 1985 through […]