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 395

Congratulations to the current Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Inductees, who have made major contributions to professional and amateur athletics.

As of 2023, there are 395 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 16, 2022

Hall of Famer Nick DeCillis Dies at 90

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame is sad to report about the death of inductee Nick DeCillis. The longtime athletic administrator was 90. DeCillis, who was […]
September 9, 2022

Suffolk HOF President Chris Vaccaro Speaks with Port Jefferson HS Class

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame kicked off its partnership with Port Jefferson High School on Friday, September 9 when Hall of Fame president Chris Vaccaro […]
September 1, 2022

Jim McGowan Inducted to NYSPSHAA Hall of Fame

Congratulations to Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer and longtime Bay Shore softball coach Jim McGowan on his induction to the New York State Public High School […]
July 31, 2022

ESPN Legend Linda Cohn Accepts HOF Plaque in LA

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame President Chris Vaccaro was in LA to present Linda Cohn with her 2022 HOF induction plaque. The Newfield High alum, who […]
July 15, 2022

Ralph Macchio has Karate Kid Reunion in Long Island Dojo

Ralph Macchio was back in the dojo with a very special historic connection thanks fellow Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Jerry Figgiani. Sensei Fumio Demura, 83, […]
July 13, 2022

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame and Port Jefferson High School Partner on Educational Program

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame and Port Jefferson High School have partnered on an educational program to teach students about local sports history and provide […]
July 12, 2022

Spallina, Apuzzo Win Gold with U.S. Women’s Lacrosse

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famers Joe Spallina and Sam Apuzzo keep adding to their resumes. Spallina and Apuzzo each won gold with the U.S. Women’s Lacrosse […]
July 5, 2022

Henry Chadwick Honored at HCBL Game in Sag Harbor

Baseball pioneer Henry Chadwick was inducted to the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame in 2021. The Hall of Fame plaque was officially presented in Sag Harbor […]
June 16, 2022

Young, Darrel

Darrel Young Induction Year: 2022 Category: Football & Pro Sports Location: Amityville Former NFL full back with the Washington Redskins, current Director of Player Personnel with […]
June 15, 2022

Wright, Kia

Kia Wright Induction Year: 2022 Category: Basketball and Coaching Location: Copiague One of Long Island’s highest scoring girls hoops players at Copiague High School and a […]
June 14, 2022

Zimmer, Steve

Steve Zimmer Induction Year: 2022 Categories: Officiating and Pro Sports Location: Smithtown Longtime Smithtown resident, veteran NFL referee, including many high stakes games. 25 years as […]
June 13, 2022

Senk, Matt

Matt Senk Induction Year: 2022 Category: Baseball and Coaching Location: Stony Brook and John Glenn Longtime Stony Brook University head baseball coach with more than 880 […]
June 10, 2022

Preller, AJ

AJ Preller Induction Year: 2022 Category: Baseball and Pro Sports Location: Walt Whitman President of Baseball Operations and General Manager of San Diego Padres from Walt […]
June 9, 2022

Pfeffer, John

John Pfeffer Induction Year: 2022 Category: Lacrosse, Wrestling, Gymnastics and Coaching Location: Bay Shore Inducted with wife Allison. Together they were longtime Bay Shore High School […]
June 9, 2022

Pfeffer, Allison

Allison Pfeffer Induction Year: 2022 Category: Lacrosse, Field Hockey & Coaching Location: Bay Shore inducted along with husband, John. They were longtime Bay Shore High School […]