Richard Wrase, 2006
Eastport HS, Westhampton HS, Suffolk Community College (Section 11)
Coach Rich Wrase led his teams to 380 wins at the scholastic and collegiate levels. His winning percentage is 76%. His teams won three county and four Sectional titles. His Westhampton HS team won the NYSPHSAA and Federation titles in 1998. His Suffolk CC teams won two NJCAA National Championships with a combined record of 66+1. He started a youth basketball program in Eastport as well as working at many basketball camps. He has served as the President of the Suffolk County Basketball Coaches Association. He coached in the Empire State Games. He was named Coach of the Year numerous times by the league and media. He is a member of the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame.