Induction Year: 1998
Cavaliere is a former basketball coach at North Babylon High School, where he coached the junior varsity team from 1961-66 and the varsity team from 1967-82. He retired with a record of 218-78. He won many championships and also many coaching awards. Many of his players went on to play at the collegiate level.
In 1970, his team put an end to Southampton’s 61-game winning streak, which, to this day, is the biggest upset in the history of Suffolk County basketball.
In 1976, his team played Sachem High School at the Nassau Coliseum before a crowd of over 8,000 people.