Jeff Binek


With over 10 years of CrossFit experience, 12 years of leadership and coaching experience, 5 Regional appearances and sending countless athletes to the CF Games and Regionals, Jeff Binek is one of the most knowledgeable and motivating members of the Fitness Community in Columbus.

Prior to owning Friendship, Jeff was a Sentinel (Badge #563) at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. As commander of 2nd Relief, he challenged many young men and women during their training at the Tomb, this is where found his passion for fitness and leadership. He separated from the military in 2009, and has since finished his Bachelor’s Degree at Ohio State, and is currently pursuing his Law Degree at Capital University.

Jeff is married to Maria and considers himself beyond blessed for what CrossFit has given his life. Not only a wife, and family, but also many of his closest relationships have been forged, tried and tested through fitness. He is father to Blitz and Charlotte, and the rest of the Friendship family!