Madou Diakite

Madou Diakite
Program Director/Head Coach

Madou DiakiteAs a father and husband, he truly understands the challenge most people in particular women have in reaching their fitness goals. He knows, all too well, how the demands of a hectic, stressful lifestyle can become an excuse not to exercise or eat well. He strives to help each client learn that.

“Because of our busy lives, it is especially important that we stay healthy and fit. Clients goals are his mission”

At Atlanta Adventure Boot Camp, Madou Diakite makes it easy for women to honor their commitment to fitness by creating a challenging, supportive, and fun environment. He adjusts workouts to match individual levels, and offers early camp times which allow his clients to get in their workouts before their other daily activities such as commuting, school, work…

Madou Diakite Certifications and Experience National Certifications

  • Certified Adventure Boot Camp Instructor – NESTA (National Endurance Sports Trainers Association)
  • B.S. Exercise Science/Wellness Education, University of Paris
  • Certified Personal Fitness Trainer – ACSM (American College of Sport Medicine)
  • Certified Personal Fitness Trainer – NCCPT (National Council of Certified Personal Trainers)
  • Certified Speed Agility & Quickness Instructor
  • Certified Fitness Nutrition Coach – NESTA
  • Core Conditioning Specialist – NESTA
  • CPR and First Aid Certified (American Red Cross)

Madou Diakite Primary Area of Expertise

  • Personal Fitness Training (youth and adult)
  • Weight Management
  • Sport Specific and Endurance

Carren Sellers MMSc

Carren Sellers MMScCarren Sellers is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian who provides nutrition counseling through her private practice. Carren specializes in weight management, insulin resistance, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Diabetes Mellitus, (Type 1 and 2), cardiovascular disease, Celiac diseases and Gluten sensitivity, as well as other gastrointestinal diseases.

Carren Sellers qualifications and experience includes:

She has been certified in Adult Weight Management by the American Dietetic Association.

She is a Certified Diabetes Educator with over 20 years experience with clients with diabetes. She has worked at Northside, Piedmont and West Paces Ferry Hospital’s Diabetes Education Departments providing education in group format as well as on an individual basis.

She has a Masters Degree in Medical Science with an emphasis in Nutrition from Emory University.

She has Celiac disease and therefore daily faces the same challenges her patients face as they select food in the grocery store, restaurants and when traveling.

She has presented community programs including Atlanta Diabetes University.

Many of these programs focus on blood glucose control, meal planning, evaluating popular weight loss programs, and the current low carb craze.


Madou Diakite Support Staff


Dr. John Spencer Ellis

john spencer ellisEach week, over one million people enjoy a fitness program created by John Spencer Ellis. He is the CEO of NESTA (National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association), and the Spencer Institute for Life Coaching. John is also the CEO of the Get America Fit Foundation, VP of Business Development for MyNutritionStore.com, and on the Advisory Boards of the National Health, Wellness and Prevention Congress, Exercise TV, Super Mommies, Select Comfort (Sleep Number Bed), Irvine Valley College, Life & Leisure Television and Health Journal Television. He is a Fellow of the National Board of Fitness Examiners, the author of “How Badly Do You Want It? – Your Ultimate Guide to Optimal Fitness,” and a contributor to “Power of Champions” and “Peak Vitality” . He created Adventure Boot Camp, the largest fitness boot camp program in the world. His TriActive America signature series of outdoor exercise equipment is used worldwide. John’s fitness programs are implemented in the top resorts, spas and health clubs. He held the post of Fitness Editor for OC Flair magazine, and has been featured on ABC, NBC, CBS, PBS, FOX, FOX Sports, FOX Reality, SPIKE, ESPN & BRAVO. He hosts The Fit Show, PersonalTrainerTV.com, The OC Body and The Spencer Power Hour radio show. John is the Master of Ceremonies for the Ms. Fitness U.S.A and World pageants. He stars in the workout DVDs Playground Boot Camp & Kung-Fu Fitness , created fitness programs used by Cirque du Soleil and the U.S. Secret Service, and consults the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championships). John was recently nominated for induction to the Fitness Hall of Fame.

John holds bachelors degrees in business and health science, an MBA, and a doctorate in education. He also completed doctoral level studies 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.

John Spencer Ellis Enterprises, Inc.


kelli calabreseKelli Calabrese, MS, CSCS is the 2007 Denton County Personal Trainer of the Year and 2004 Personal Trainer of the Year as voted by Personal Fitness Professional Magazine. Kelli is an international presenter, author, personal trainer, lifestyle coach, spokesperson, women’s fitness expert and 21 year wellness professional. Kelli is the Editor of Personal Fitness Professional and Wellness & Fitness Entrepreneur magazines. She is the Author of Feminine, Firm & Fit – Building A Lean Strong Body in 12 Weeks. She was the lead fitness expert for eDiets and eFitness from 2000 – 2003 and remains a guest columnist.

>Kelli is the International Master Trainer for Adventure Boot Camp and prepares qualified candidates to become Adventure Boot Camp Coaches. Calabrese has been a spokesperson, consultant, advisor or expert for clients such as The American Council on Exercise, NESTA (National Exercise & Sports Training Association), the National Board of Fitness Examiners, Athletic Baby, The Aerobic & Fitness Association of America, National Board of Fitness Examiners, Smuckers, Kellogg, Glaxo Smith Klein, The Watermelon Council and Quaker Oats.