Crista Cullen, MBE opens Cheam Astro Turf Pitches

Crista Cullen, MBE and Team GB Olympic Hockey Gold Medallist from the Rio Olympic Games came to Cheam School in Headley to open the new Astro Turf pitches.  Crista has a staggering 171 International caps and came out of retirement in 2015 to join the winning GB team for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Crista Cullen with Year's 7 and 8
Crista Cullen with Year's 7 and 8

29th November 2017 — Crista Cullen, MBE and Team GB Olympic Hockey Gold Medallist from the Rio Olympic Games came to Cheam School in Headley to open the new Astro Turf pitches.  Crista has a staggering 171 International caps and came out of retirement in 2015 to join the winning GB team for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

After opening the new hockey pitches Crista spent the afternoon coaching the Year 7 and 8 girls’ hockey teams and gave them skills advice that she has gained over her playing days.  The clear message being work hard, keep practising and never give up.

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