Head of Admissions
Mr Steve Batchelor is Head of Admissions and coaches Fourth Form hockey for both boys and girls. A former professional sportsman he holds Olympic bronze and gold medals for hockey. Steve joined Cranleigh more than 20 years ago as a sports coach and shortly after was asked to join the Common Room, becoming Deputy Housemaster of Loveday.
Mr Batchelor’s sporting background has been a big part of his life inside and outside Cranleigh. He played the professional tennis circuit for three years but he is probably better known for his hockey having competed in three Olympic games, winning a Bronze and Gold Olympic medal in Los Angeles and Seoul respectively. Mr Batchelor then went onto play in the Barcelona Olympics in 1992 retiring from the sport shortly after.