Coaches

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

Inducted in 2004 – He was an athlete himself before beginning his distinguished basketball coaching career.  A 1967 graduate of West Islip H.S., he was an […]
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 Location: East Hampton Legendary high school basketball coach at East Hampton High School, where be began coaching in 1960 […]
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 at […]
February 8, 2018

Johnson, Carl

Carl Johnson Induction Year: 2003 Category: Basketball Location: Bridgehampton Head basketball coach at Bridgehampton High School where he was also an outstanding player in the late […]
February 8, 2018

Gugliotta, Frank

Inducted in 1994 – Coached at Walt Whitman H.S. for 32 years.  He was considered the Dean of Suffolk County basketball coaches until the time of […]
February 8, 2018

Fuller, Warren

Warren Fuller Induction Year: 2007 Category: Basketball, Coaches Location: Wyandanch Fuller was the head coach of the girls varsity basketball team at Wyandanch High School for […]
February 8, 2018

Elliot, Ralph

Ralph Elliot Induction Year: 1990 Category: Basketball Location: Bay Shore Elliot coached at Bay Shore High School from 1930-54; his record was 272-121. He has an […]
February 8, 2018

Cavaliere, Michael

Michael Cavaliere Induction Year: 1998 Category: Basketball Location: Babylon Cavaliere is a former basketball coach at North Babylon High School, where he coached the junior varsity […]