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
May 17, 2018

Blieberg, Combs Announce Jets Draft Pick

You’re not imaging things, that was Section XI Executive Director Tom Combs and Assistant Executive Director Pete Blieberg announcing the Jets’ 6th round pick in this […]
May 16, 2018

Ryan, Matt

Matt Ryan Induction Year: 2018 Category: Handball Location: Miller Place Simply put, Matt Ryan, a Miller Place native, is one of the greatest handball players in […]
May 15, 2018

Morris, Edward J.

Edward J. Morris Induction Year: 2018 Category: Hall of Fame Committee Location: Sachem Ed Morris was executive director of the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame from […]
May 15, 2018

Klein-Obelar, Cheryl

Cheryl Klein-Obelar Induction Year: 2018 Category: Track & Field Location: Bellport Cheryl Klein competed at Bellport High School and the University of Houston. She won four […]
May 15, 2018

Dooley, Joseph

Joseph Dooley Induction Year: 2018 Category: Football & Officials A legendary referee and official, many would say that he spent his life dedicated to the youth […]
May 15, 2018

Burkley, Robert

Robert F. Burkley Induction Year: 2018 Category: Track & Field Location: Middle Country Bob Burkley was the varsity track and field coach at Newfield High School […]
May 15, 2018

Bowen, Stephen

Stephen Bowen Induction Year: 2018 Category: Football Location: Half Hollow Hills Stephen Bowen, a Half Hollow Hills West graduate, spent 10 seasons in the NFL; five […]
May 13, 2018

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2018 Officially Inducted

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2018 was formally inducted on May 10 at Watermill Caterers. Congratulations to the following individuals and organizations: The Suffolk […]
May 7, 2018

Hills Celebrates Ray Enners Day

Earlier this spring the Half Hollow Hills Central School District paid tribute to Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer, Lt. Ray Enners, with “Ray Enners Day” for […]
April 28, 2018

From Suffolk to the NFL Draft

You’re all familiar with names like Boomer Esiason and Jumbo Elliott. You probably know Rob Burnett and Melvin Fowler. But did you know legendary Comsewogue coach […]
April 18, 2018

Suffolk HOFer Garone Inducted to Pat-Med Hall of Fame

There’s nothing like being honored by your community. Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Nick Garone received the honor of being inducted to his alma mater’s Patchogue-Medford […]
April 16, 2018

Kupchak Named GM of Charlotte Hornets

Mitch Kupchak, an original inductee of the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame in 1990, has been named as the new General Manager of the Charlotte Hornets. […]
April 10, 2018

Brentwood Debuts Hoppey Lacrosse Classic

Brentwood High School recently hosted the first Bob Hoppey High School Lacrosse Classic. This particular day was about honoring the memory of the late great Hall […]
April 1, 2018

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famers in NCAA Tournament

With every major sporting event there are major ties to Suffolk County. As we head into the NCAA championships for mens and women’s basketball, we dove […]
March 28, 2018

50 Years Since Foots Walker Led Southampton to Glory

It’s been 50 years since Foots Walker led Southampton on a magical stretch of basketball victories in Suffolk County. Walker, who went on to play in […]