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 9, 2022

Pfeffer, John

John Pfeffer Induction Year: 2022 Category: Lacrosse, Wrestling, Gymnastics and Coaching Location: Bay Shore Inducted with wife Allison. Together they were longtime Bay Shore High School […]
June 9, 2022

Pfeffer, Allison

Allison Pfeffer Induction Year: 2022 Category: Lacrosse, Field Hockey & Coaching Location: Bay Shore inducted along with husband, John. They were longtime Bay Shore High School […]
May 31, 2022

Jones, Myles

Myles Jones Induction Year: 2022 Category: Lacrosse & Pro Sports Location: Walt Whitman MYLES JONES Lacrosse star from Walt Whitman High School. He helped Duke win […]
May 20, 2022

Apuzzo, Samantha

Samantha Apuzzo Induction Year: 2022 Category: Lacrosse Location: West Babylon One of the most decorated athletes in Boston College history, Sam Apuzzo is now an assistant […]
June 4, 2021

Guido, Tony

Tony Guido Induction Year: 2021 Location: Rocky Point Sport: Lacrosse Tony Guido is a Rocky Point native an All-American and All-Ivy lacrosse player at Yale. Guido […]
May 28, 2021

Spallina, Joe

Joe Spallina Induction Year: 2020 Location: Rocky Point & Stony Brook Sport: Lacrosse One of the most successful lacrosse coaches to come from Suffolk County, the […]
May 15, 2021

Acompora, Louis J.

Louis J. Acompora Induction Year: 2020 Location: Northport Sport: Lacrosse Louis J. Acompora of Northport, N.Y. died on March 25, 2000 from a blow to his […]
June 12, 2019

Ward Melville Boys Lacrosse

Ward Melville Boys Lacrosse Induction Year: 2019 Category: Lacrosse / Special Recognition  Location: Ward Melville The Ward Melville boys lacrosse program is one of the most […]
May 17, 2018

Smith, Shannon

Shannon Smith Induction Year: 2018 Category: Lacrosse Location: West Babylon Shannon Smith, a three-time first-team lacrosse All-American who is among the most decorated players in the […]
March 2, 2018

Byers, Jill

Jill Byers Induction Year: 2016 Category: Lacrosse Location: Northport Jill Byers graduated from Northport High School in 2005, where she played three sports: soccer, basketball and […]
February 8, 2018

Rose, Carol

Carol Rose Induction Year: 2015 Category: Lacrosse Location: Northport Carol Rose has been the girls varsity lacrosse coach at Northport High School since 1990, and is […]
February 8, 2018

Mercurio, Richard

Richard Mercurio Induction Year: 2015 Category: Lacrosse Location: Sachem (coached) and Brentwood (played) Rick Mercurio was the boys varsity lacrosse coach at Sachem from 1985 through […]
February 8, 2018

Hoppey, Robert

Robert “Bob” Hoppey Induction Year: 1997 Category: Lacrosse & Coaches Location: Brentwood Bob Hoppey was the Brentwood lacrosse coach from 1959 to 1988. He had 303 […]
February 8, 2018

Cuozzo, Joe

Joe Cuozzo Induction Year: 1998 Category: Lacrosse Location: Ward Melville The former department chair for health and physical education and boys varsity lacrosse coach at Ward […]
February 8, 2018

Craig, Scott

Scott Craig Induction Year: 2014 Category: Lacrosse Location: West Islip A longtime boys lacrosse coach at West Islip High School, in more than 25 years at […]