Kyle Edward Couch was born in Monroe, Michigan. Couch wanted to make films from a young age and decided to study film at Oakland Community College. At 26, he co-wrote and directed the award-winning short film One Last Run (2015). Shortly after One Last Run, Kyle directed the award-winning short film The Eulogy (2015). He went on to direct Thirteen One (2018) a documentary chronicling the ups and downs of recovering from heroin addiction while also training for a half-marathon. He was awarded the Award of Excellence at the Metro Film and TV Awards for that film. He then went on to writing and directing his first feature-length film, The Tent (2020). He resides in Michigan with his wife and daughter.