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
May 26, 2021

Riccio, Kevin

Kevin Riccio Induction Year: 2020 Location: West Islip Sport: Football A West Islip native, Kevin Riccio is a former Hansen Award winner as the top football […]
June 10, 2019

Feis, Aaron

Aaron Feis Induction Year: 2019 Category: Special Recognition Location: West Islip Aaron Feis is originally from West Islip, N.Y. and relocated with his family to Florida […]
March 2, 2018

Ziegler, Brent

Brent Ziegler Induction Year: 2017 Category: Football Location: West Islip Brent Ziegler is a graduate of West Islip High School where he played football and lacrosse. In […]
February 8, 2018

Brown, Chuck

Chuck Brown Induction Year: 1993 Category: Swimming & Diving Location: West Islip Chuck Brown coached swimming and diving at West Islip from 1957 to 1983 He […]
February 8, 2018

Craig, Scott

Scott Craig Induction Year: 2014 Category: Lacrosse Location: West Islip A longtime boys lacrosse coach at West Islip High School, in more than 25 years at […]
February 8, 2018

Shierant, Wayne

Wayne Shierant Induction Year: 2001 Category: Football, Coaches Location: West Islip Shierant was the head football coach at West Islip High School from 1981-95. He was […]
February 8, 2018

Wenzel, Bob

Bob Wenzel Induction Year: 2004 Category: Basketball/Coach Location: West Islip Bob Wenzel was an athlete himself before beginning his distinguished basketball coaching career.  A 1967 graduate […]
February 8, 2018

Oerter, Al

Al Oerter Induction Year: 1990 Category: Track & Field Location: West Islip Al Oerter was an American athlete and a four-time Olympic Champion in the discus throw. He was […]
February 8, 2018

McAteer, Thomas J.

Thomas J. McAteer Induction Year: 2001 Category: Community Sports Location: West Islip McAteer is a West Islip resident who is very involved in West Islip community […]
February 7, 2018

Michaels, Walt

Walt Michaels Induction Year: 1997 Category: Football Location: West Islip Michaels, who spent 34 years in professional football, lived in Suffolk while working for the Jets […]
February 7, 2018

Klein, John

John Klein Induction Year: 2013 Category: Football Location: West Islip He was a three-sport athlete (football, basketball & baseball) at West Islip and was inducted into […]
February 7, 2018

Graham, Billy

Billy Graham Induction Year: 1991 Category: Boxing Location: West Islip Billy Graham was a welterweight boxer with a professional career record of 102 wins, 15 losses, […]