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

Tice, John

John Tice Induction Year: 2013 Category: Football Location: Central Islip John Tice played football at Central Islip High School and at the University of Maryland. He […]
February 8, 2018

Shierant, Wayne

Wayne Shierant Induction Year: 2001 Category: Football, Coaches Location: West Islip Shierant was the head football coach at West Islip High School from 1981-95. He was […]
February 8, 2018

O’Leary, George

George O’Leary Induction Year: 2001 Category: Football, Coach Location: Central Islip George O’Leary is one of the most well-known coaches to ever come from Long Island. […]
February 8, 2018

Howard, Thomas A.

Thomas A. Howard Induction Year: 2010 Category: Football & Coaches Location: Bay Shore Howard began his football coaching career at West Babylon High School in 1971 […]
February 8, 2018

Goldstein, D.J.

D.J. Goldstein Induction Year: 2000 Category: Football Location: Central Islip Goldstein was the head football coach at Central Islip High School from 1959 thru 1974.  The […]
February 8, 2018

Gardi, Joe

Joe Gardi Induction Year: 2000 Category: Football & Coaches Location: Sayville Most notable for being the head football coach at Hofstra University from 1990 to 2005, […]
February 8, 2018

Fusaro, Fred

Fred Fusaro Induction Year: 2003 Category: Football & Coaching Location: Sachem (coached) & Huntington (resident) Fred Fusaro was the head football coach at Sachem High School […]
February 8, 2018

Erickson, Joe

Joe Erickson Induction Year: 1999 Category: Football Location: Bay Shore Born and raised in Bay Shore, he was a member of the Class of  1942 and […]
February 8, 2018

Cipp, Joseph L., Jr.

Joseph L. Cipp Jr. Induction Year: 1996 Category: Football Location: Bellport Joe Cipp Jr. was the first football coach in Bellport football history after founding the […]
February 8, 2018

Cerullo, Tony

Tony Cerullo Induction Year: 2006 Category: Football Location: Elwood-John Glenn Cerullo was head football coach and athletic director at Elwood-John Glenn High School in East Northport. […]
February 8, 2018

Cassese, Tom

Tom Cassese Induction Year: 2003 Category: Football Location: Comsewogue Tom Cassese began as the head football coach at Comsewogue High School in 1973 and retired in […]
February 8, 2018

Kopelman, Judy

Judy Kopelman Induction Year: 2008 Category: Field Hockey Location: Miller Place Miller Place girls’ varsity field hockey coach for 31 years, with a record of 493 […]
February 8, 2018

Cole, Nancy

Nancy Cole Induction Year: 1998 Category: Field Hockey Location: Centereach Cole has been the Centereach High School field hockey coach for 32 years, since they opened […]
February 8, 2018

Cooley, Harold

Harold Cooley Induction Year: 2015 Category: Bowling Location:East Islip Harold Cooley has been the girls bowling coach at East Islip H.S. since 1985.  He is the […]
February 8, 2018

Zander, Risa

Risa Zander Induction Year: 2013 Category: Basketball; Coaches Location: Sachem Zander started her teaching and coaching career at Sachem High School in 1971. She was the […]