Madam Hooch is the hawk-eyed flying instructor and Quidditch referee at Hogwarts
Madam Hooch fact file
- Full Name
Teaching, flying, refereeing Quidditch matches
‘Well, what are you all waiting for?’ she barked. ‘Everyone stand by a broomstick. Come on, hurry up.’
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
By J.K. Rowling
Look at the balance on it! If the Nimbus series has a fault, it’s a slight list to the tail-end – you often find they develop a drag after a few years. They’ve updated the handle, too, a bit slimmer than the Cleansweeps, reminds me of the old Silver Arrows – a pity they’ve stopped making them, I learnt to fly on one, and a very fine old broom it was too ...