Your Certified New Orleans Crossfit

Jonas Deffes

Program Director and Coach

Jonas Deffes Is the Owner / Director of  New Orleans Boot camp and Supra Crossfit New Orleans.

Also, Jonas is Program Director and Owner of the New Orleans Adventure Boot Camp locations and Supra Crossfit New Orleans.

His mission is to reduce stress, increase health performance and boost metabolism in the body.He is very serious about building long-term relationships, achieving positive results and upholding his commitment to excellence.

Jonas is a LEVEL One CrossFit Coach and NESTA (National Exercise and Sports Trainer Association) Certified Adventure Boot Camp Instructor/Owner and a Certified Personal Trainer Strength Trainer In New Orleans. He also holds a license with the Louisiana State board of health as a Sports Therapist. Jonas is dedicated to further continuing his education in the fitness industry and helping rebuild New Orleans starting with it’s Health

He has designed a program to help you gain strength, confidence and have fun in a Fitness enviroment. Boot Camp  New Orleans has created a supportive knowledgeable and driven environment for women of all ages and fitness levels to improve there lifestyle, diet, self confidence and much more.


Read About Us In The Press as The Leading Source For Health and Fitness In New Orleans!


New Orleans Boot 25 attitude adjustments for the body you’ve always wanted
“Jonas Deffes, owner-head instructor of New Orleans Adventure Boot Camp, offers these 25 motivational talking points to help you get your mind right as you attempt to get your body right.” Read more



nola bootcamp Need to get in shape? Check-out New Orleans Adventure boot camp fitness
“To get a firsthand feel for this unique brand of fitness, four Living section staffers, each bringing her own unique exercising style, completed trainer Jonas Deffes’ four-week New Orleans Adventure Boot Camp. Read their stories, and vicariously share their crack-of-dawn workout experience below.” Read more



Times picayune Pre-dawn workouts in New Orleans Audubon Park set the pace for energetic days with Nola boot camp!
“Before the sun comes up, Jennifer Rigby has done about 70 push-ups, 100 crunches, 40 lunges, a mile-plus run and all that goes into a 5:30 a.m. boot camp” Read more



New Orleans boot Camp Magazine These Boots Were Made For Running
“New Orleans Adventure Boot Camp incorporates fitness, nutrition and motivation into one four-week program. “(It’s) packed with fun and energizing activities designed to help you reach your fitness goals,” says Jonas Deffes of NOLA Adventure, “whether you want to lose weight to fit into that special dress, shed the extra pounds from a pregnancy or just get fit.” The classes are designed to accommodate every level of experience, from beginners to “an avid fitness enthusiast.” Read More



Local fitness boot camps are designed to produce results — regardless of whether or not you’re fit when you start.
“Personal Trainer and fat-loss expert Jonas Deffes owns New Orleans Adventure Boot Camp For Women (, the largest of such businesses in the area with locations in Mandeville, Lakeview, Metairie and Uptown. He agrees the level of the workout is up to the individual, each of whom usually has a specific goal in mind. “A highly advanced athlete can do it, and a 60-year-old woman can do it,” he says.” Read more



Financial times New Orleans New Orleans start-ups and all that jazz
“Jonas Deffes is emblematic of a new entrepreneurial culture that has emerged in New Orleans since the disaster of hurricane Katrina.Last month his peers voted him one of the top fitness entrepreneurs in the industry. Read more



new orleans boot camp news New Orleans Personal Trainer, Jonas Deffes, Listed as One of Top 100 fitness entrepreneurs in the industry
“ recently compiled a list of the top 100 fitness entrepreneurs in the industry, highlighting the individuals who have made an impact on the world of fitness, sports and health. Among the names on the list was New Orleans personal trainer, Jonas Deffes. Deffes runs the New Orleans Adventure Boot Camp” Read more



Fitness Boot Camp Methods
“Because it’s a group class, you get a certain level of energy because people push each other,” says Jonas Deffes, owner of New Orleans Adventure Boot Camp for Women. “It becomes a community, and people start to feed off each other’s motivation and energy.” Read more


Supra Crossfit Coaches

Metairie Boot Camp and Gretna Boot Camp

Mark Thonn
Mark Thonn, Instructor of the Westbank and Metairie Adventure Boot Camp.A Native of NOLA, Mark now lives in Metairie with his wife of 14 years and their 2 young children.He originally worked in the service industry with a Safety and Security background. During that time he was Certified by the Crisis and Prevention Institute to teach both verbal and physical techniques to safety control to prevent harmful situations.Mark is a Certified Personal Trainer with 12 years of experience.He is excited about being a part of the Metairie Adventure Boot Camp Program and is looking forward to the opportunity to help an even greater number of people Jumpstart their fitness goalsCertified Adventure Boot Camp Instructor – NESTA

Head Coach and Genral Manager

Joe Macedonia Mandeville Boot Camp instructor
Joe Macedonia, Instructor and General Manager of Supra Crossfit New Orleans. Originally lived in PA for many years and moved to New Orleans in 2004. He then Started Working at the Vitamin Shoppe located in New Orleans and became a Certified Vitamin Shoppe Health enthusiast and Assistant Manager.Joe is a Level One Crossfit Instructor NESTA Certified Adventure Boot Camp instructor and has been in the health industry over 7 years. He has helped guide many people in getting healthy and losing fat safely while increasing their quality of life!He is very excited about being the Instructor of the New Orleans Adventure Boot Camp and looks forward to bringing his positive motivation to the New Orleans area!

Support Staff

Joe Macedonia Mandeville Boot Camp instructor
Dr. John Spencer EllisEach week, over one million people around the world enjoy a fitness program created by John Spencer Ellis. His fitness programs are implemented in the top resorts, spas and health clubs. John is the President of NESTA (National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association) and the Spencer Institute for Life Coaching. These two professional associations have 45,000 members in 30 countries. John is on the Advisory Boards of the National Health, Wellness and Prevention Congress, Exercise TV, Conference for Healthy Living, Irvine Valley College, Get America Fit Foundation, and is a Fellow of the National Board of Fitness Examiners. He is the author of”How Badly Do You Want It? – Your Ultimate Guide to Optimal Fitness,” and a contributor to “Power of Champions.” He created Adventure Boot Camp, the largest fitness boot camp program in the world. His signature series of outdoor fitness equipment is used in communities worldwide. John has been featured or quoted in every major fitness publication, and held the post of Fitness Editor for OC Flair magazine. John has been featured on NBC, CBS, PBS, SPIKE, ESPN & Bravo. He serves as an on-air expert for Life & Leisure Television and Health Journal Television with General Norman Schwarzkopf. He is the producer and host of The OC Body on The Healthy Living Channel. John is a Nautilus sponsored athlete and stars in the workout DVDs Playground Boot Camp™ & Kung-Fu Fitness™. John created the fitness program used by the U.S. Secret Service and he consults the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championships).John has been continuing his professional education since 1987, and holds bachelors degrees in business and health science, an MBA, and a doctorate in education. He is currently completing a second doctorate in naturopathy. He has fifteen certifications including massage therapy, plyometrics, self-defense, fitness kick boxing, fitness boxing, water fitness, exercise rehabilitation, golf conditioning, Pilates, personal training, clinical hypnotherapy, sports hypnosis, PACE circuit training and yoga. He holds a 2nd degree black belt in kung-fu, has completed the Ironman triathlon, and finished 5th at the U.S. National Biathlon Championships. His medical training includes a license in radiological technology, a medical assisting certification, and training in McKenzie rehabilitation. John was nominated for the California Community College Distinguished Alumni Award.