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 7, 2021

Reilly, Joe

Joe Reilly Induction Year: 2021 Location: Longwood Sport: Track & Field Longwood track and field coach and one of the winningest coaches in Long Island and […]
June 4, 2021

Givens, Randy

Randy Givens Induction Year: 2021 Location: Amityville Sport: Track & Field Amityville High and Florida State University track star who is an Olympian and an NCAA […]
May 30, 2021

Szymanski, Bob

Bob Szymanski Induction Year: 2020 Location: Shoreham-Wading River Sport: Track & Field and XC A longtime Shoreham-Wading River track and field and cross country coach, Bob […]
May 24, 2021

Koretzki, Paul

Paul Koretzki Induction Year: 2020 Location: Shoreham-Wading River Sport: Track & Field and XC A longtime Shoreham-Wading River track and field and cross country coach, Paul […]
October 8, 2019

Peterson, Patrick

Patrick Peterson Induction Year: 1994 Category: Running Location: Islip Pat Petersen, also a member of the Farmingdale State Athletic Hall of Fame who had three top-four […]
June 18, 2019

Beigel, Scott

Scott J. Beigel Induction Year: 2019 Category: Track & Field, Coaching and Special Recognition Location: Half Hollow Hills Scott J. Beigel, a Dix Hills native, died […]
May 17, 2018

Schneider, Harry

Harry Schneider Induction Year: 2018 Category: Track & Field Location: Middle Country Harry Schneider taught physical education in the Middle Country School District for 32 years. […]
May 15, 2018

Klein-Obelar, Cheryl

Cheryl Klein-Obelar Induction Year: 2018 Category: Track & Field Location: Bellport Cheryl Klein competed at Bellport High School and the University of Houston. She won four […]
May 15, 2018

Burkley, Robert

Robert F. Burkley Induction Year: 2018 Category: Track & Field Location: Middle Country Bob Burkley was the varsity track and field coach at Newfield High School […]
April 20, 2018

Flippen, Greg

Greg Flippen Induction Year: 1990 Category: Track and Field Location: Riverhead Greg Flippen attended Riverhead High School and set the New York State long jump record […]
March 2, 2018

Nicosia-Detlefsen, Linda

Linda Nicosia-Detlefsen Induction Year: 2017 Category: Track & Field Location: Sachem Linda attended Sachem High School and graduated in 1980. She was the first female in […]
March 2, 2018

Michta-Coffey, Maria

Maria Michta-Coffey Induction Year: 2016 Category: Track & Field Location: Sachem In her high school days at Sachem and her college days at C.W. Post, she […]
February 15, 2018

Vignato, Joe

Joe Vignato Category: Coaches, Basketball, Track, XC and Soccer Location: Bayport-Blue Point Induction Year: 1992 Joe Vignato excelled in sports throughout his entire career. Throughout his […]
February 15, 2018

Muir, Robert

Robert Muir Induction Year: 1991 Category: Soccer, Basketball, Baseball and Track Location: Mattituck Bob Muir coached soccer, basketball, baseball and track at Mattituck High School for […]
February 15, 2018

Kruckel, Gloria

Gloria Kruckel Induction Year: 2003 Category: Field hockey, Basketball, Softball and Track Location: Seton Hall From 1962 thru 1974 Gloria Kruckel coached field hockey, basketball, softball […]