Unified Health and Performance is owned and operated by Brendan Aylward, a 2015 graduate of Lesley University. Supplementing a Special Education degree with certifications as a Certified Personal Trainer (NASM), Certified Speed and Agility Coach (IYCA), Youth S&C Coach (IYCA), and Neuromotive Coach (Ignite!) allows him to design effective training programs for any individual that wants to improve their health or athletic performance. Aylward is the director of the Central MA Special Olympics program, coaching soccer, basketball, baseball, and golf throughout the year. In 2014, he became the youngest ever to coach for Team Massachusetts at the Special Olympics USA Games. Aylward runs races year round from 5Ks to marathons for Team Hoyt New England, pushing a rider-athlete in their custom built racing chair.