The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame inducted nine new members this morning. The Not-For-Profit Organization was founded in 1990 and recognizes individuals from Suffolk County who have gained prominence in the field of professional and amateur sports.
The Hall of Fame’s Class of 2014 included nationally recognized athletes as well as some who have continued to contribute to local communities.
Ed Cinelli, current Executive Director of the Suffolk County Athletics Program was among this year’s inductees, LI News Radio had the opportunity of asking Mr. Cinelli about the honor — “I’m very fortunate, I had a great career at Patchogue-Medford and I’m enjoying my career at Section XI. Retiring at the end of this year and to be honored in this way is amazing.” Mr. Cinelli said.
The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame is located in Patchogue NY and serves as a center that educates students & adults about cultural, historical, and human contributions & achievements of the honorees in the world of athletics.
This year’s inductees included —
Steve Borbet, Nesconset
Fred Cambria, Northport
Ed Cinelli, Bayport
Scott Craig, West Islip
Bill Edwards, Nesconset
James Metzger, Point Lookout
Tom Sabatel, Manorville
Nick Schroeder, Saint James
Doug Shanahan, Farmingville