Skyline Hoops: Who We Are

Grant, Ben and Eric founded Skyline Hoops in March of 2016. They are all graduates of New Palestine High School in New Palestine, IN. Keep reading to find out more about each.


Grant Blackwell

Grant is a 7 year veteran of the US Army and currently serves on the Indianapolis Fire Department. He attended Ball State University. In his free time he attempts to lift heavy and run fast; he also enjoys playing basketball and many other sports. His bio wouldn't be complete without mentioning his love for television and movies!


Ben Poor


Ben is a manager of financial services in Fishers. He attended Ball State University. Interests of his include golf, basketball, TV and movies. He also referees basketball at various locations around Indianapolis.

Eric Branch

Eric's a physical education teacher in Warren township. He also coaches Cross Country and Track at New Palestine High School. In his free time, he plays basketball, runs, and loves getting outside any chance he can.