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Leggio, Guy

Guy Leggio

Induction Year: 2019

Category: Wrestling, Coaching

Location: East Islip, Bay Shore

Longtime East Islip wrestling coach Guy Leggio was inducted to the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame in 2019. He is also an inductee of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame.

He and his father, Jumper, are the third father-son duo to be inducted to the Hall, behind Lou and Thom Howard and Frank and Tom Gugliotta.

The Bay Shore native is also a volunteer fire fighter in the Bay Shore Fire Department.

The wrestling room at East Islip is named in his honor.

The Leggio File

  • Record: 270-15-5 all-time in 26 seasons as head coach from 1990-2015 at East Islip
  • Coached 85 league champs in wrestling, 273 league place winners, 73 county place winners, county champs
  • No. 1 ranked wrestling team on Long Island 2006; same year team won county title
  • 129-39-2 dual meet record