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

Oehler, Dennis

Dennis Oehler Induction Year: 2000 Category: Track & Field Location: Deer Park Dennis Oehler is a paralympic athlete from the United States competing mainly in category PS4 pentathlon and TS2 sprint events. He […]
February 8, 2018

Gregorek, John

John Gregorek Induction Year: 2015 Category: Track & Field Location: St. Anthony’s John Gregorek was a two-time USA Olympian in the 3,000-meter steeplechase in 1980 and […]
February 8, 2018

Gentile, Christine

Christine Gentile Induction Year: 2007 Category: Track & Field Location: Babylon Christine Gentile ran track and cross country at Babylon High School from 1983 to 1988. During […]
February 8, 2018

Famiglietti, Anthony

Anthony Famiglietti Induction Year: 2012 Category: Track & Field Location: Patchogue-Medford  A Former track & field star at Patchogue-Medford High School, he who went on to […]
February 8, 2018

Dietz, Tom

Tom Dietz Induction Year: 2002 Category: Track & Field Location: Bay Shore & Newfield Dietz is a graduate of Newfield High School who has participated in […]
February 8, 2018

Annacone, Paul

Paul Annacone Induction Year: 1996 Category: Tennis Location: Southampton A former professional tennis player, Paul Annacone is now one of the world’s leading coaches and commentators in the […]
February 8, 2018

Nicholas, Calvin

Dr. Calvin Nicholas Induction Year: 1999 Category: Sports Medicine Location: Babylon Dr. Nicholas lived in Babylon from 1953 to 1987, where he had a family practice. […]
February 8, 2018

Bretz, Catherine

Catherine Bretz Induction Year: 1996 Category: Special Olympics Location: Ronkonkoma Bretz has been registered as a Special Olympian for the last 25 years, as long as […]
February 8, 2018

Special Recognition Award

The Special Recognition Award is given to an organization or individual group that has given back to its community through sports and athletics. Its achievements have […]
February 8, 2018

Waldbauer, George

George Waldbauer Induction Year: 2000 Category: Community Sports Location: Patchogue George Waldbauer was born on February 2, 1941 and is a lifelong resident of Suffolk County. […]
February 8, 2018

Plate, Jim

Jim Plate Induction Year: 2007 Category: Basketball Location: Seton Hall, St. John the Baptist Jim Plate played football, baseball and basketball at Seton Hall High School […]
February 8, 2018

McAteer, Thomas J.

Thomas J. McAteer Induction Year: 2001 Category: Community Sports Location: West Islip McAteer is a West Islip resident who is very involved in West Islip community […]
February 8, 2018

Gallagher, Cathy

Cathy Gallagher Induction Year: 2011 Category: Athletic Director Location: Smithtown Before beginning her career at Section XI, she was a physical education teacher and coach at […]
February 8, 2018

Boccia, Charles

Charles Boccia Induction Year: 1997 Category: Softball Location: Huntington Known in Huntington as “Mr. Softball,” he organized the first softball league in 1938 between the Huntington […]
February 8, 2018

Mayer, Alan

Alan Mayer Induction Year: 2002 Category: Soccer Location: Islip Mayer is a retired American soccer goalkeeper. He played professionally in the North American Soccer League and Major Indoor Soccer League and earned […]