Coaches

February 8, 2018

Ball, W. Homer

W. Homer Ball Induction Year: 1992 Category: Football Location: Amityville Homer Ball was football coach at Amityville High School for 22 years from 1929-51, during which […]
February 8, 2018

Kopelman, Judy

Judy Kopelman Induction Year: 2008 Category: Field Hockey Location: Miller Place Miller Place girls’ varsity field hockey coach for 31 years, with a record of 493 […]
February 8, 2018

Cole, Nancy

Nancy Cole Induction Year: 1998 Category: Field Hockey Location: Centereach Cole has been the Centereach High School field hockey coach for 32 years, since they opened […]
February 8, 2018

Cooley, Harold

Harold Cooley Induction Year: 2015 Category: Bowling Location:East Islip Harold Cooley has been the girls bowling coach at East Islip H.S. since 1985.  He is the […]
February 8, 2018

Zander, Risa

Risa Zander Induction Year: 2013 Category: Basketball; Coaches Location: Sachem Zander started her teaching and coaching career at Sachem High School in 1971. She was the […]
February 8, 2018

Wrase, Rich

Rich Wrase Induction Year: 2005 Category: Basketball Location: Westhampton Beach, Eastport & Suffolk Community College Rich Wrase is the former head coach of the men’s varsity  basketball […]
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

Veryzer, John

John Veryzer Induction Year: 1990 Category: Basketball Location: Islip Veryzer graduated Sayville High School in 1939 and played basketball for LaSalle Military Academy and Manhattan College. […]
February 8, 2018

Romanosky, Joe

Joe Romanosky Induction Year: 1998 Category: Basketball Location: Southampton Joe Romanosky coached at Southampton from 1960 to 1983 and earned a record of 342-84. In a […]
February 8, 2018

Petrie, Edward

Ed Petrie Induction Year: 1996 Category: Basketball, Coaches Location: East Hampton Legendary high school basketball coach at East Hampton High School, where be began coaching in […]
February 8, 2018

Maniaci, Joe

Joe Maniaci Induction Year: 2009 Category: Basketball Location: Connetquot, Dowling, St. Joseph’s Before beginning his coaching career, Joe was an outstanding basketball player himself at Connetquot […]
February 8, 2018

Mahoney, Jim

Jim Mahoney Induction Year: 2013 Category: Basketball Location: Copiague After graduating from high school in 1950, he began studying to become an Irish Christian Brother. He […]
February 8, 2018

Layden, Frank

Frank Layden Induction Year: 1990 Category: Basketball & Professional Sports Location: Seton Hall (H.S.), Dowling Long before Frank Layden coached in the NBA he was at […]
February 8, 2018

Kellner, Stan

Stan Kellner Induction Year: 1999 Category: Basketball & Coaches Location: Brentwood Kellner coached at Brentwood High School from 1965-78; his record was 210-56. During his time […]
February 8, 2018

Johnson, Carl

Carl Johnson Induction Year: 2003 Category: Basketball/Coaching Location: Bridgehampton Carl Johnson began his basketball career at Bridgehampton High School while earning many accolades. Johnson also set […]