Wallace’s rankings were purely base off on-field performance, not for ambassadorial roles some coaches have had in growing the game.
Leading a club to its inaugural premiership was high on Wallace’s criteria, as well as winning flags at two different clubs.
“I was not overly worried about games coached as you can see that either way. More games as a positive for longevity or more games means a lower percentage of premierships per games coached.
“One of my biggest positives for coaching was those who won flags at two clubs as to me that shows that they can impact their environments and change culture no matter what is placed in front of them.
“The ability to coach a club to their first ever flag was also a telling point which I also rated highly.”
Here is Wallace’s top 10 coaches of the last 50 years: