Coaches

June 15, 2021

Chris Vaccaro Discusses Life of Marion Hollins on LI History Project Podcast

An amazing life and story, we’re proud to have Marion Hollins as an inductee of the Suffolk Sports HOF. Listen to her life story on the […]
June 8, 2021

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Launches New Shop

NEW SHOP: We liked our Suffolk Sports HOF pop up shops so much we decided to make it permanent. The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame has […]
May 20, 2021

Ronkokoma Rotary Hosts Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame

Thanks to the Ronkonkoma Rotary Club for having Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Executive Director Chris Vaccaro as their guest speaker this morning! He spoke about […]
May 13, 2021

WATCH: Class of 20 and 21 Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Induction

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame ceremony for the Class of 2020 and Class of 2021 was held virtually via Facebook Live on May 12, 2021. […]
May 11, 2021

2020-2021 Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Induction Journal

Congratulations to the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2020 and Class of 2021! This year’s induction ceremony is virtual and so is our program. […]
April 6, 2021

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2021 Press Conference

Normally we’d have our inductee press conference in person at Watermill, but we did that virtually today on Zoom. Even on screens, the thoughtful commentary from […]
March 15, 2021

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Induction Going Virtual

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame induction for the Class of 2020 and Class of 2021 will be held virtually via Facebook Live on May 12 […]
February 21, 2021

Support Val James for U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame has formally nominated hockey legend Val James for induction to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame. James is being inducted to […]
January 27, 2021

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2021

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame is officially announcing its Class of 2021. Nine individuals have earned induction with enough votes granted by the selection committee. […]
January 15, 2021

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Partners with Art Guild

During some of the downtime during the pandemic, the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame has been working with Art Guild Inc on an idea to help […]
June 30, 2020

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Postpones Induction Ceremony to 2021

The 2020 Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony has been moved to May 12, 2021. The event will be held at Watermill in Smithtown, N.Y. […]
February 26, 2020

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2020 Introduced

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame announced its Class of 2020 inductees in December, but had a formal introduction and photo opportunity for the honorees in […]
January 21, 2020

Boomer, Gio Talk Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Again on WFAN

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame found itself on the airwaves of WFAN again this week. Stemming from a discussion about the impending Baseball Hall of […]
January 17, 2020

Place Ad/Sponsor Logo in 2020 HOF Program

2020 Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Program Covers $1,500.00 USDFull Page $800.00 USDHalf Page $550.00 USDBiz Card $300.00 USD
January 8, 2020

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2020

UPDATE: Due to recent events related to the international health crisis, the induction ceremony will now take place on October 1, 2020! The Suffolk Sports Hall […]
February 15, 2018

Auster, Marge

Marge Auster Induction Year: 1990 Category: Multiple sports and officiating Location: Southampton Auster coached six sports at Southampton High School – field hockey, basketball, volleyball, softball, […]
February 8, 2018

Tiso, Theresa

Theresa Tiso Induction Year: 2002 Category: Volleyball Location: Stony Brook Theresa coached at Stony Brook University for 19 years and retired in 2000. Her record was […]
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

Russo, Joe

Joe Russo Induction Year: 2012 Category: Wrestling Location: Lindenhurst Former outstanding wrestler at Lindenhurst High School, he went on to become the head wrestling coach there […]
February 8, 2018

Brodmerkel, Paul

Paul Brodmerkel Induction Year: 2013 Category: Wrestling Location: Lindenhurst Brodmerkel is a former star wrestler at Lindenhurst High School (1964-67) and Lock Haven University (1968-71). He […]
February 8, 2018

Simmons, Dick

Dick Simmons Category: Coaches, Track & Field Location: Brentwood Induction Year: 2000 Dick Simmons’ began his career in track and field in Westbury. After graduating in […]
February 8, 2018

Gilhooley, James

James Gilhooley Induction Year: 1992 Category: Track & Field & Coaches Location: Riverhead James Gilhooley coached at Riverhead from 1950 to 1976 and won two state […]
February 8, 2018

Benjamin, Frank

Frank Benjamin Induction Year: 1990 Category: Track & Field, Basketball, Athletic Director Location: Port Jefferson Frank Benjamin coached at Port Jefferson from 1935 to 1968. He […]
February 8, 2018

Borbet, Steve

Steve Borbet Induction Year: 2017 Category: Track and Field Location: Bay Shore Borbet has been the head girls’ track and field coach at Bay Shore High […]
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

Osmer, Richard

Richard Osmer Induction Year: 1999 Category: Athletic Director Location: Southold Osmer was a Southold High School coach, teacher and athletic director for 32 years. He died […]
February 8, 2018

Ellis, Al

Al Ellis Induction Year: 2008 Category: Soccer Location: Rocky Point, Westhampton Beach Al Ellis is a former Rocky Point High School soccer and baseball coach, where […]
February 8, 2018

Eden, John

John Eden Induction Year: 1998 Category: Soccer Location: North Babylon John Eden was the boys soccer coach at North Babylon High School from 1963 to 1989. His […]
February 8, 2018

McGowan, Jim

Jim McGowan Induction Year: 2010 Category: Softball Location: Bay Shore Jim McGowan was the head coach of Bay Shore softball for more than 30 years. He […]
February 8, 2018

Gwydir, Kim

Kim Gwydir Induction Year: 2006 Category: Softball Location: Huntington A Huntington native, Kim Gwydir founded and organized the Long Island Chargers back in the early 1990’s, […]