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
October 19, 2021

Save the Date: Suffolk Sports HOF Induction – May 18, 2022

SAVE THE DATE: We’re looking forward to an in-person hall of fame induction at EAST WIND on May 18, 2022!
October 17, 2021

Allie Long Receives Suffolk HOF Plaque from Chris Vaccaro

Pro soccer player Allie Long was inducted to the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame in 2021, but the ceremony was virtual and she never formally received […]
October 17, 2021

James C. Metzger has No. 21 Hills East Football Jersey Retired

Congrats to Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Jim Metzger on yet another honor … he had his No. 21 Hills East football uniform retired on Saturday […]
October 7, 2021

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Debuts Satellite Exhibit at Section XI

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame has launched its fourth exhibit, partnering with Section XI, the governing body of Suffolk County scholastic athletics. The exhibit features […]
September 23, 2021

Joe Spallina Gets Extension at Stony Brook

After a third trip to the NCAA Quarterfinals in the last four years, Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer and Stony Brook lacrosse head coach Joe Spallina […]
September 22, 2021

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Matt DiStefano Honored with Court Renaming

We Get To remember the life and legacy of Matt “Dezy” DiStefano. The Sachem legend, who passed away in January 2020, received his latest honor as […]
September 18, 2021

Boomer, Sal Ciampi Featured in New CBS Renovation Show

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famers Boomer Esiason and his high school coach Sal Ciampi were featured on an episode of “Secret Celebrity Renovation” on CBS. Esiason […]
September 9, 2021

Suffolk Hall of Fame Mourns Loss of Bob Burkley

Another great one has left us, but his legacy lives on. Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer and longtime track and field coach Bob Burkley died on […]
August 3, 2021

Craig Biggio Named to Baseball Hall of Fame Board of Directors

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Craig Biggio has been elected to the Board of Directors for the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. He was […]
July 8, 2021

Kenny Atkinson Named Golden State Warriors Assistant

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Kenny Atkinson is off to the latest stop in his NBA coaching career as the Warriors will make him their new […]
July 7, 2021

Hofstra Names Former MLB Star, Suffolk HOFer Frank Catalanotto Head Coach

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Frank Catalanotto, a Long Island native who enjoyed a 14-year Major League Baseball career, has been named the 15th head baseball […]
June 15, 2021

Chris Vaccaro Discusses Life of Marion Hollins on LI History Project Podcast

An amazing life and story, we’re proud to have Marion Hollins as an inductee of the Suffolk Sports HOF. Listen to her life story on the […]
June 8, 2021

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Launches New Shop

NEW SHOP: We liked our Suffolk Sports HOF pop up shops so much we decided to make it permanent. The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame has […]
June 7, 2021

Paci, John

John Paci Induction Year: 2021 Location: Huntington Sport: Football Huntington native who was an All-Big Ten quarterback at Indiana and played for the New York Jets […]
June 7, 2021

Reilly, Joe

Joe Reilly Induction Year: 2021 Location: Longwood Sport: Track & Field Longwood track and field coach and one of the winningest coaches in Long Island and […]