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
June 16, 2018

Whalen, Sara

Sara Whalen Induction Year: 2001 Category: Soccer Location: Harborfields Whalen graduated from Harborfields High School in 1994, where she played varsity soccer, basketball, and track as […]
June 11, 2018

Belmont’s 150th Running Reminds Of Suffolk History

The 150th running of the Belmont Stakes took place on June 9, 2018. Fans were treated to a historic moment as Justify won just the 13th […]
June 8, 2018

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Frank Catalanotto Named NYIT Coach

He’s back on the diamond. Smithtown native and Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame inductee, Frank Catalanotto, has been named as the new head baseball coach at […]
June 6, 2018

Suffolk Hall of Famers Selected in MLB Draft

As current events in sports take place, we’re trying to relate our Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame history to tell stories about our inductees. The Major […]
May 31, 2018

2018 SSHOF Induction Night Video Highlights

RELIVE the magic from the 2018 Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame inductions. Officially available are the video highlights of every speech! Bob Burkely Stephen Bowen Joe […]
May 30, 2018

Heaton Named to Miami’s All-Time Starting Nine

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Neal Heaton was selected to the University of Miami’s all-time starting nine. Heaton, who was inducted to the Suffolk Sports Hall […]
May 29, 2018

Fuchs to be Inducted to NYSPHSAA Hall of Fame

In terms of field hockey, Tracey Fuchs really is the G.O.A.T. The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame inductee will be inducted to yet another hall of […]
May 27, 2018

From Suffolk to the NCAA Lacrosse Tournament

A new content feature of the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame is to produce rundowns of our inductees who have a specific connection to something relevant […]
May 20, 2018

SSHOF Supports Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball

For a number of years the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame has supported the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team (WWAST). On Sunday, May 20, a number […]
May 19, 2018

HOFer Scott Craig Retires After 600th Game

Thirty one years. 600 games. 479 wins. One heck of a career for West Islip coach Scott Craig, who coached his final game on Friday, a […]
May 18, 2018

Carol Rose Reaches Career Win No. 400

You shouldn’t be surprised by these milestones at this point. Carol Rose is a legend. The longtime Northport girls lacrosse coach reached career win No. 400 […]
May 17, 2018

Wiederkehr, Hans

Hans Wiederkehr Induction Year: 2018 Category: Football Location: Babylon, Shoreham-Wading River One of the top athletic administrators in Suffolk County for his long tenured service as […]
May 17, 2018

Stancik, Clement

Clem Stancik Induction Year: 2018 Category: Tennis Location: Brentwood Clement F. Stancik was the Brentwood varsity tennis coach for 56 years from 1963-2018. He won more […]
May 17, 2018

Smith, Shannon

Shannon Smith Induction Year: 2018 Category: Lacrosse Location: West Babylon Shannon Smith, a three-time first-team lacrosse All-American who is among the most decorated players in the […]
May 17, 2018

Schneider, Harry

Harry Schneider Induction Year: 2018 Category: Track & Field Location: Middle Country Harry Schneider taught physical education in the Middle Country School District for 32 years. […]