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
September 23, 2021

Joe Spallina Gets Extension at Stony Brook

After a third trip to the NCAA Quarterfinals in the last four years, Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer and Stony Brook lacrosse head coach Joe Spallina […]
September 22, 2021

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Matt DiStefano Honored with Court Renaming

We Get To remember the life and legacy of Matt “Dezy” DiStefano. The Sachem legend, who passed away in January 2020, received his latest honor as […]
September 18, 2021

Boomer, Sal Ciampi Featured in New CBS Renovation Show

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famers Boomer Esiason and his high school coach Sal Ciampi were featured on an episode of “Secret Celebrity Renovation” on CBS. Esiason […]
September 9, 2021

Suffolk Hall of Fame Mourns Loss of Bob Burkley

Another great one has left us, but his legacy lives on. Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer and longtime track and field coach Bob Burkley died on […]
August 3, 2021

Craig Biggio Named to Baseball Hall of Fame Board of Directors

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Craig Biggio has been elected to the Board of Directors for the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. He was […]
July 8, 2021

Kenny Atkinson Named Golden State Warriors Assistant

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Kenny Atkinson is off to the latest stop in his NBA coaching career as the Warriors will make him their new […]
July 7, 2021

Hofstra Names Former MLB Star, Suffolk HOFer Frank Catalanotto Head Coach

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Frank Catalanotto, a Long Island native who enjoyed a 14-year Major League Baseball career, has been named the 15th head baseball […]
June 15, 2021

Chris Vaccaro Discusses Life of Marion Hollins on LI History Project Podcast

An amazing life and story, we’re proud to have Marion Hollins as an inductee of the Suffolk Sports HOF. Listen to her life story on the […]
June 8, 2021

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Launches New Shop

NEW SHOP: We liked our Suffolk Sports HOF pop up shops so much we decided to make it permanent. The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame has […]
June 7, 2021

Paci, John

John Paci Induction Year: 2021 Location: Huntington Sport: Football Huntington native who was an All-Big Ten quarterback at Indiana and played for the New York Jets […]
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 7, 2021

Webster, Don

Don Webster Induction Year: 2021 Location: Ward Melville and Longwood Category: Athletic Administration Served as Athletic Director at Longwood (81-01) and Ward Melville (01-09) prior to […]
June 5, 2021

Murphy, Rohan

Rohan Murphy Induction Year: 2021 Location: East Islip Sport: Wrestling East Islip, NY native, decorated wrestler in high school and at Penn State, record setting American […]
June 5, 2021

James, Val

Val James Induction Year: 2021 Location: Hauppauge Sport: Hockey Hauppauge native who became the first black American in the NHL, playing for the Buffalo Sabres and […]
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 […]