Induction Year: 1990
Category: Football, Coaches
Location: Seton Hall
Henry Read was the winningest football coach in Suffolk County history (176) until 2000 when his record was finally broken.
From 1967 to 1972, Read won 27 straight games. Additionally, he won 157 games with four undefeated teams. In his coaching career, he won eleven Nassau-Suffolk Catholic High School Football Championships.
Additionally, he served as the athletic director at Seton Hall High School in Patchogue from 1940 to 1974. He was also a coach, gym teacher and dean of students.
Throughout his career, Read won the following awards and honors:
Henry Read passed away in 2001 at the age of 89.