Athletic Directors

May 3, 2023

Vaccaro Unveils Kirwan HOF Induction on Sirius XM NFL Radio

Thanks to Jim Miller and Pat Kirwan for having Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame President Chris R. Vaccaro on SiriusXM NFL Radio’s Movin’ the Chains. Click […]
April 29, 2023

Rick Cole Jr. Speaks at Port Jeff Sports History Class

Hofstra Athletic Director Rick Cole Jr. was the latest guest speaker as part of the educational partnership between the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame and Port […]
March 24, 2023

HOFer Darrel Young Speaks with Port Jeff Sports History Class

Former NFL player and current Steelers player development director Darrel Young was the latest guest in the Port Jeff sports history class as part of a […]
February 16, 2023

ESPN’s Rich Cimini Speaks with Port Jeff Sports History Class

ESPN journalist and New York Jets beat writer Rich Cimini was the latest guest in the Port Jefferson High School sports history class as part of […]
January 22, 2023

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2023

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame is proud to announce its Class of 2023. This is one of the largest induction classes in the history of […]
January 19, 2023

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Mourns Loss of Ron Davies

Longtime baseball coach and Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Ron Davies passed away in January at 86. The Smithtown resident coached at Adelphi for 38 seasons […]
January 13, 2023

Suffolk Sports HOFer Steve Zimmer Speaks with Port Jeff Sports History Class

Former NFL official Steve Zimmer was the latest guest speaker at the Port Jeff High School sports history class as part of a partnership with the […]
December 20, 2022

Kenny Atkinson Accepts Suffolk HOF Plaque at MSG

NBA coach and Northport native Kenny Atkinson finally received his Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame plaque from the 2021 ceremony on Tuesday, December 20 at Madison […]
December 17, 2022

Suffolk HOFer Stan Wilcox Speaks with Port Jeff Sports History Class

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Stan Wilcox was the latest guest lecturer to speak with the sports history class at Port Jefferson High School through an […]
December 11, 2022

Sportswriter Mark Herrmann Speaks at Port Jeff Sports History Class

Port Jefferson High School sports history students were treated to a guest lecture from longtime sports journalist Mark Herrmann in December. Herrmann, who was inducted into […]
November 20, 2022

NBA Scout Rich Wrase Speaks at Port Jeff Sports History Class

From sharing stories about current NBA players, to describing his process as an NBA scout and his deep knowledge about Long Island basketball, Rich Wrase was […]
November 5, 2022

Jeff Ruland Speaks at Port Jeff Sports History Class

By the time Jeff Ruland was done showing videos of him shutting down Michael Jordan and explaining his journey to the NBA, he was signing autographs […]
October 26, 2022

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Historic Markers Recognized by SABR

All three of the historic markers placed by the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame have been recognized by the Society of American Baseball Research’s Baseball Landmarks […]
October 18, 2022

Port Jeff Sports History Class Files Hall of Fame Research Project

Through an educational partnership between the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame and Port Jefferson High School, students conducted research assignments on Hall of Fame inductees. Students […]
October 13, 2022

Suffolk Sports HOFer Buzz Deschamps Speaks with Port Jeff Sports History Class

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Buzz Deschamps was the latest guest speaker as part of the Hall of Fame’s educational partnership with Port Jefferson High School’s […]
February 7, 2018

Williams, Walter

Walter Williams Induction Year: 2015 Category: Athletic Director Location: Babylon Described as a man of integrity, character, dedication, ethics and leadership, Mr. Williams worked in the […]
February 7, 2018

White, Kevin

Kevin White Inducted in 2006 Category: Athletic Directors Location: Amityville Kevin White is an American college administrator who is currently the athletic director at Duke University. […]
February 7, 2018

Snelders, Art

Art Snelders Induction Year: 2002 Category: Athletic Director Location: Kings Park Art Snelders lived in Lynbrook, New York where he attended Lynbrook High School.  In three […]
February 7, 2018

Schroeder, Nick

Nick Schroeder Induction Year: 2014 Category: Football Basketball Baseball Location: Brentwood & Smithtown Before starting his distinguished career as a Physical Education Teacher and  Athletic Director, […]
February 7, 2018

Sabatelle, Tom

Tom Sabatelle Induction Year: 2014 Category: Athletic Directors Location: Sachem Sabatelle started out as a physical education teacher in Sachem in 1964. He went on to […]
February 7, 2018

Rothenberg, David S.

Dave Rothenberg Induction Year: 1996 Category: Athletic Directors Location: Sachem Dave Rothenberg made Long Island his home after moving in 1946. While teaching for the Board […]
February 7, 2018

Rogers, William “Pete”

William “Pete” Rogers Induction Year: 1991 Category: Athletic Directors Location: East Islip Rogers served as athletic director at East Islip High School from 1928-53. He was […]
February 7, 2018

Ramsey, Walter M. “Buck”

Walter M. “Buck” Ramsey Induction Year: 1997 Category: Athletic Directors Location: Islip Ramsey served as the athletic director at Islip High School from 1941-67. He was […]
February 7, 2018

Mularz, Thad J.

Thad J. Mularz Induction Year: 1994 Category: Baseball, Soccer Location: Smithtown Entered Marine Corps (1943). Participated in Iwo Jima campaigns and served in Japan and China. […]
February 7, 2018

McKillop, Michael

Michael McKillop Inducted Year: 1993 Location: Riverhead Category: Football and Athletic Director Mike Mckillop, the former Riverhead High School football coach and athletic director. With 17 […]
February 7, 2018

Foley, John F. 

John F. “Jack” Foley Induction Year: 1993 Category: Athletic Director and Builder Location: Ward Melville Jack Foley was the longtime athletic director and coach in Ward […]
February 7, 2018

DeCillis, Nick

Nick DeCillis Induction Year: 2006 Category: Athletic Director Location: Middle Country DeCillis has been serving Suffolk County youths in athletics for over 50 years. He spent […]
February 7, 2018

Cinelli, Ed

Ed Cinelli Induction Year: 2014 Category: Football & Athletic Director’s Location: Patchogue-Medford He began his career teaching and coaching at Tekonsha H.S. in Michigan from 1971-73.  […]
February 7, 2018

Buckley, Don

Don Buckley Induction Year: 2011 Category: Athletic Director Location: St. Anthony’s After teaching in Catholic High Schools in Brooklyn in the the 1960s and early 70s, […]
February 7, 2018

Albert, Martin H

Martin H. Albert Induction Year: 1998 Category: Athletic Director Location: Babylon Martin Albert was the athletic director of Babylon Schools from 1959 to 1978. Albert was […]