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
February 8, 2018

Borbet, Steve

Steve Borbet Induction Year: 2017 Category: Track and Field Location: Bay Shore Borbet has been the head girls’ track and field coach at Bay Shore High […]
February 8, 2018

Osmer, Richard

Richard Osmer Induction Year: 1999 Category: Athletic Director Location: Southold Osmer was a Southold High School coach, teacher and athletic director for 32 years. He died […]
February 8, 2018

Ellis, Al

Al Ellis Induction Year: 2008 Category: Soccer Location: Rocky Point, Westhampton Beach Al Ellis is a former Rocky Point High School soccer and baseball coach, where […]
February 8, 2018

Eden, John

John Eden Induction Year: 1998 Category: Soccer Location: North Babylon John Eden was the boys soccer coach at North Babylon High School from 1963 to 1989. His […]
February 8, 2018

McGowan, Jim

Jim McGowan Induction Year: 2010 Category: Softball Location: Bay Shore Jim McGowan was the head coach of Bay Shore softball for more than 30 years. He […]
February 8, 2018

Gwydir, Kim

Kim Gwydir Induction Year: 2006 Category: Softball Location: Huntington A Huntington native, Kim Gwydir founded and organized the Long Island Chargers back in the early 1990’s, […]
February 8, 2018

Edwards, Bill

Bill Edwards Induction Year: 2014 Category: Softball Location: Commack Bill Edwards spent more than 25 years as the head softball coach at Hofstra University. He retired […]
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 […]
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 8, 2018

Friedheim, Ken

Ken Friedheim Induction Year: 2015 Category: Gymnastics Location: Sachem He served as the boys varsity gymnastics coach at Sachem High School for 37 years, beginning in […]
February 8, 2018

Gamboli, Tony

Tony Gamboli Induction Year: 2006 Category: Golf & Coaches Location: Sayville Gamboli has been the golf coach at Sayville High School for 40 years. Since taking […]