Dean Bailey

Four years at the helm of Melbourne without making finals always left Dean Bailey skating on thin ice. But after losing to Geelong in round 19 in such a devastating way, there was no coming back for the Dees coach.

Photo by Getty Images Aug 1, 2011

Coach killers - the axings of 2011

It's that time of year again - where struggling teams start sharpening the knives and axing their coaches.