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
June 5, 2021

James, Val

Val James Induction Year: 2021 Location: Hauppauge Sport: Hockey Hauppauge native who became the first black American in the NHL, playing for the Buffalo Sabres and […]
June 11, 2019

Bettman, Gary

Gary Bettman Induction Year: 2019 Category: Hockey Location: Dix Hills Gary Bettman, the Commissioner of the National Hockey League, was inducted to the Suffolk Sports Hall […]
February 8, 2018

Williams, Barbara

Barbara Williams Induction Year: 2011 Category: Hockey Location: Hauppauge The first female skating coach in the National Hockey League and the first woman to coach a […]
February 7, 2018

Hart, Gerry

Gerry Hart Induction Year: 1997 Category: Hockey Location: Hauppauge Hart is a Canadian retired professional hockey player who played 730 games in the NHL with the […]
February 7, 2018

Gillies, Clark

Clark Gillies Induction Year: 1998 Category: Hockey Location: Dix Hills Did not attend school in Suffolk County but has been a resident of Dix Hills since […]
February 7, 2018

Ferraro, Peter

Peter Ferraro Induction Year: 2012 Category: Hockey Location: Port Jefferson Ferraro is a former NHL hockey player. He and his identical twin brother Chris became the […]
February 7, 2018

Ferraro, Chris

Chris Ferraro Induction Year: 2012 Category: Hockey Location: Port Jefferson Chris Ferraro is an American retired ice hockey player who formerly played in the National Hockey League. Along with his twin […]
February 7, 2018

Deschamps, Buzz

Buzz Deschamps Induction Year: 2010 Category: Hockey Location: Bay Shore He started playing hockey in Ontario, where he was born, with the Junior C Penetang Hurons.  […]