DOB: 17 June 1988
From: Bell Park/Collingwood VFL, Selection #24 2011 Rookie Draft
Numbers: 47 2012
The son of 1989 Brownlow Medallist Paul Couch came under the eye of Mark Neeld in his final season at Collingwood and Couch was invited to train under the new coach at Melbourne, eventually being selected with the Demons' second overall choice in the Rookie Draft.
Initally overlooked after his 2006 season with the Geelong Falcons, Couch played with the Geelong VFL side, St. Jospeh's, Woodville-West Torrens, Glenelg, Bell Park and Collingwood VFL before being drafted at 23 years old and making his debut late in 2012.
Received a one year contract extension after playing three matches in his first season, but failed to play another season match the next season and was subsequently delisted. He returned to the Collingwood VFL side in 2014.