|Full name||Dean Wallis|
|Date of birth||27 August 1969|
|Height / weight||190 cm / 91 kg|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2001.
Originally from Nhill, due to his physical style of play Wallis became known as one of the leagues toughest players. He won premierships with the club in 1993 and 2000, and played 127 VFL/AFL games in his 14 seasons with the Bombers.
After retiring as a player he became an assistant coach for the Bombers. In 2003 and 2004 Wallis was an assistant coach to Grant Thomas at St.Kilda before again returning to Windy hill to take up an assistant coaching role. He left the club after Matthew Knights was appointed as senior coach in 2008, and moved to the Fremantle Football Club as an assistant coach. At the conclusion of the 2010 AFL season, returned to Essendon as a development coach, following Knights' replacement as senior coach with James Hird.
In 2011, Wallis was suspended from coaching for 14 games and fined $7500 by the AFL for betting on league games in violation of anti-gambling rules. In 2015 Dean took up the senior coaching role of Essendon Doutta Stars in the EDFL and was a premiership coach in his first year at the helm. In 2016 Wallis continued as senior coach at Essendon Doutta Stars
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- Matthews, B. (2007-10-04). "Knights cleans out assistants Gary Ayres, Dean Wallis". Herald Sun. Retrieved 2008-08-23.
- "Wallis appointed as Development Coach". Official AFL Website of the Essendon Football Club. 2010-10-27. Retrieved 2011-01-17.
- Sydney Morning Herald (2011). Bets, lies cost Wallis 14 weeks. Retrieved 9 September 2011.
- Michell, Tim (27 November 2015). "Calder Cannons midfielder Tom Wallis heads to Essendon as father-son rookie pick". Moreland Leader.
- Dean Wallis' player profile at AFL Tables
- Dean Wallis's statistics from AFL Tables