UNITED STATES SOCCER DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY
2012-13: The Orleans, Ontario native appeared in two regular season games for Whitecaps FC U-16 Residency. He made a memorable appearance when he came on in the 70th minute to keep the 5-0 home shutout victory intact against Santa Cruz Breakers Academy on May 5, 2013.
2013: Aylward was called up as part of a 30-player group assembled for a three-day prospects evaluation for the U-15 Canadian men’s national team. The camp was held from June 4 through June 6 in Montreal, Quebec. He was also named to Canada's Men's U-15 20-man roster for the 2013 Copa Mexico de Naciones which took place in Mexico City from August 10 to 18.