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Gary Beutel
Director of Health and Physical Education,
Health Services & Athletics

Shannon McEntee
Administrator for Physical Education

Phone: (631) 471-1335
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2017 Sachem Athletic Hall of Fame Class Inducted

For just the third time in district history, Sachem inducted an Athletic Hall of Fame class. There ceremony took place on Saturday, October 7 in the gymnasium lobby at Sachem High School North.

“The Sachem Athletic Department is proud and honored to be a part of inducting some of the top athletes and coaches in Sachem history,” said Gary Beutel, Sachem’s Director of Physical Education, Athletics and Health Education. “We wish every inductee congratulations and thank them for their efforts in representing our school district with pride and honor.”

The event was sponsored by the Sachem Alumni Association.

“There is nothing better than honoring the past and inspiring the future here in Sachem,” said Chris R. Vaccaro, President and Founder of the Sachem Alumni Association. “We have a tradition of excellence in Sachem that has been built over decades of success in athletics and to honor some of the best coaches and student-athletes in district history is tremendous.”

Class of 2017 Inductees

  • Joe Amplo, lacrosse and football, Class of 1995
  • Daniel Brienza, soccer, Class of 1999
  • Matt Brisson, coach
  • Brian Brecht, lacrosse, Class of 1991
  • John Carvalheira, wrestling, Class of 1993
  • Jeanna Composti Sondag, track and field, Class of 1999
  • Matt DiStefano, volleyball and basketball, Class of 1996
  • Patty Fabian Scaturro, three-sport athlete, Class of 1978
  • Mike Falcon, wrestling, Class of 1980
  • Michael Farley, three-sport athlete, Class of 1984
  • Bill Kropp, coach and athlete, Class of 1977
  • Chris LaMorte, gymnastics, Class of 1992
  • Steve Lorincz, coach
  • Pat Metcalf, coach
  • Pete Montalbano, coach
  • Mike O’Flaherty, coach
  • Kathleen O’Reilly, three-sport athlete, Class of 1984
  • Linda Otten, administrator
  • Tony Petillo, coach and athlete, Class of 1974
  • Eric Reichenbach, baseball, Class of 1988
  • Steve Rich, coach
  • Shannon Weeks McCormack, track and field, Class of 1996
  • Mike Westscott, coach
  • Wayne Wilson, three-sport athlete, Class of 1987
  • Alex Young, coach, Class of 1977
  • Tom Zambrotta, gymnastics, Class of 1984

To learn more about each inductee, you can read bio capsules on

Photo Courtesy Jo Art Photographers

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NYSPHSAA Announces 2016-2017 Scholar-Athlete School of Distinction and Excellence Winners

Sachem East and Sachem North each earned a “School of Excellence” award from NYSPHSSA by having 75% of our varsity teams qualify for and receive the Scholar-Athlete team award. The purpose of the “School of Excellence” award is to unite varsity coaches in challenging their teams to achieve a statewide honor. NYSPHSAA’s Scholar-Athlete team award was initiated in the 1991-1992 school year. The School of Distinction award, established in 2002-03 and the School of Excellence award, established this year, are sponsored by Pupil Benefits Plan. The list of schools are those that earned the award from Suffolk County/Section XI.

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Sachem North Gymnasium dedicated Thomas J. Sabatelle Alumni Gymnasium

In one of the highest athletic honors possible, the gymnasium at Sachem High School North was renamed in honor of former Sachem Athletic Director and alum Tom Sabatelle Tuesday evening. The gym is now known as the “Thomas J. Sabatelle Alumni Gymnasium”.

Sabatelle, who graduated from Sachem in 1960, and was one of the first alums hired by the district to teach and coach, spent most of his career as athletic director, making a positive impact on the students, staff and reputation of the Sachem Central School District.