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Rolanda Hooch

Rolanda Hooch

ro·lan·da hooch /roʊˈlændə huːtʃ/

Rolanda Hooch is the Flying instructor and Quidditch referee at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Known for her keen eye and strict adherence to the rules, she plays an essential role in the development of young witches’ and wizards’ flying skills.

Rolanda Hooch Biography & History

Rolanda Hooch has been a mainstay at Hogwarts for many years, serving as both the Flying instructor for first-year students and the referee for inter-house Quidditch matches.

Early Life

Details about Hooch’s early life and education are largely unknown.

Flying Instruction

As the Flying instructor at Hogwarts, Hooch teaches first-year students the basics of flying on a broomstick, emphasizing safety and control.

Quidditch Referee

Hooch is responsible for refereeing Hogwarts’ Quidditch matches, ensuring fair play and adherence to the rules.

Rolanda Hooch’s Magical Abilities & Skills


Hooch is an expert flyer, possessing remarkable skill and knowledge in broomstick control and aerodynamics.


Her keen eye for detail and deep understanding of Quidditch rules make her an excellent referee.

People Close to Her

  • Minerva McGonagall: As fellow faculty members at Hogwarts, they work together in overseeing students.
  • Madam Pomfrey: Often collaborates with Hooch in handling injuries during Quidditch matches.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does Rolanda Hooch teach at Hogwarts?

She teaches Flying to first-year students.

Does Rolanda Hooch referee all Quidditch matches at Hogwarts?

Yes, she serves as the referee for inter-house Quidditch matches.

Is Rolanda Hooch a member of any particular Hogwarts house?

Her house affiliation is not specifically mentioned in the canonical texts.

Famous Quotes

“All right, then. Mount your broomsticks, please.”

Fun Trivia Questions About Rolanda Hooch

Question: What notable event happened during Harry Potter’s first flying lesson with Madam Hooch?
Answer: Harry’s natural talent for flying was discovered, leading to his position as Seeker on the Gryffindor Quidditch team.

Question: What is distinctive about Rolanda Hooch’s appearance?

Answer: Her yellow, hawk-like eyes.

Question: Who was responsible for overseeing Harry’s flying lesson when Madam Hooch had to leave due to Neville Longbottom’s injury?

Answer: No one, leading to the discovery of Harry’s flying ability by Professor McGonagall.