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What’s Next? Ep. 3: What It Means To Be Called ‘Bossy’ with Kym Couch

On this episode of What’s Next, Jackie Ross discusses what it means to be called a bitch or bossy as a leader in the quidditch community with
USQ Referee Coordinator and Northwest Regional Coordinator Kym Couch.

Kym Couch currently lives in the Northwest region. However, she also frequents the West region for various events. While originally from Maine, she calls the NW her home along with her two adorable dogs. Her playing and coaching history includes Boise State quidditch. Kym currently plays for Lost Boys. She is well known for her head reffing and tournament director skills. We talk about how when you are in a leadership role in quidditch people can sometimes refer to you as ‘bossy’.

Kym Couch
Kym Couch. Photo credit: Michael Vong “Photography”

Article: ‘Dancing Backwards in High Heels’
(Full research article: ‘Dancing Backwards in High Heels: Female Professors Experience More Work Demands and Special Favor Requests, Particularly from Academically Entitled Students’)

Article: ‘Bossy: What’s Gender Got to Do With It?’

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