Gary Nichols 
Recreation Manager

Retired Educator of 36 years, 32 in Fort Bend ISD (Secondary Teacher of The Year Finalist), Missouri City MS, Willowridge HS (Texas 5A State Basketball Champions, Wall of Honor), Austin HS, North Shore HS. Marshall HS (Texas 5A State Runner-up)

State HS Basketball Coach of the year (twice). Assisted forming, & elected 1st president of the Houston Area Boys Basketball Coaches Association. Numerous other coaching awards & accolades.

Bachelor of Arts- Albion College, Albion, Michigan (Hall of Fame), Masters- Educational Leadership, Concordia University, Austin, TX.

Flint, Michigan African American Sports Hall of Fame, 4 Sport letterman Northwestern HS

Married 38 years Florence D. Nichols, 2 Children Onja, Gary (Deuce), 3 Grand Children Anisia, AJ, Garrison.

McKynzie Fort
Recreation Coordinator

Fontana, California

Recreation Coordinator for Fort Bend County Parks & Recreation

Participated in events for collegiate sports and organized community outreach opportunities

Participant in multiple youth, women, elderly, and disability events.

Passion for basketball and experience competing at the highest level.

San Diego State Athletic Hall of Fame Award

Athletic trainer

BA in Kinesiology with an emphasis in health and fitness

Working on masters in sports and fitness management at U of H

Loves spending time with family and friends

Aaron Ellison
Recreation Assistant

Hello. My name is Aaron. I have been with the fort bend county parks department for a few years. I have been into sports my entire life and to be able to work at a facility where I can share it with the community is truly a blessing. I also enjoy video games, music, and movies.

Michael Randle 
Recreation Assistant 

Hello, I’m Michael Randle.  I came to Fort Bend county in 1988 as a teacher/coach from Big Spring, Tx. where I grew up and also taught high school. I received my B.A. degree from Texas Lutheran College in Health, P.E., Art and Recreation and my Driver Education certification from UH. I retired from Fort Bend ISD in 2009 after 33 years of teaching/coaching. I have 3 adult children, Shauntee, Michael Jr., and Chelsea. I look forward to seeing all the parents, ex-students, athletes and residents of Fort bend.