Originally from Goomalling in the Wheatbelt region, Dick played in 156 games for Perth between 1985 and 2000. In 2012 he was named as one of the Top 25 WAFL players from the past 25 years.
He was drafted by Essendon in the second round of the 1991 AFL Draft. He made his debut against St Kilda in round 1 of 1992 season. He played seven games for the senior team and was a member of Essendons reserves premiership team. He left the club at the end of the season for family reasons.