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backroom staff



backroom staff pl (plural only)

  1. The members of staff who work out of public view, such as the coaching team in a sports club.
    • 2011 October 29, Phil McNulty, “Chelsea 3 - 5 Arsenal”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      Wenger's wild celebrations with his players and backroom staff told the story - and made it eight wins in Arsenal's last nine games.