Cummings with Colorado Rapids in 2010
|Date of birth||13 July 1982|
|Place of birth||Old Harbour, Jamaica|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|2003–2004||Cincinnati State College|
|2015||San Antonio Scorpions||29||(10)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Youth and amateur
Cummings was selected by the Colorado Rapids in the 2007 MLS SuperDraft as a Round 3, number 31 overall pick. On 4 September 2010, Cummings scored two goals to help the Rapids to a 3–0 victory over Chivas USA at Dick's Sporting Goods Park. The performance led to him being voted as Major League Soccer Player of the Week for Week 23 of the MLS season by the North American Soccer Reporters (NASR). On 27 December 2010, it was announced that the Colorado Rapids had granted Cummings permission to trial with English Premier League club Aston Villa. On 17 January 2011, Aston Villa manager Gérard Houllier announced that Cummings had impressed on the trial. Due to work permit issues, a deal did not proceed.
Having returned to play for Colorado again in 2010, Cummings made his 100th MLS appearance for the Rapids on 30 April 2010, in a game against Chicago Fire.
On 23 July 2017, FC Cincinnati announced that Cummings would be retiring from professional soccer. He played his final match the following day in an international friendly against Valencia CF. During the match's halftime, the club honored Cummings with a brief ceremony and presented him with a framed jersey. Following his retirement, Cummings joined the front office of FC Cincinnati working on youth academy and community initiatives.
- As of 30 March 2011
|1||9 November 2008||Truman Bodden Stadium, George Town, Cayman Islands||Cayman Islands||International Friendly|
|2||19 November 2008||Independence Park, Kingston, Jamaica||Canada||2010 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|3||10 July 2009||FIU Stadium, Miami, USA||El Salvador||2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup|
|4||7 September 2010||Lockhart Stadium, Fort Lauderdale, USA||Peru||International Friendly|
|5||5 December 2010||Stade d'Honneur de Dillon, Fort-de-France, Martinique||Guadeloupe||2010 Caribbean Championship|
|6||29 March 2011||Estadio Cuscatlán, San Salvador, El Salvador||El Salvador||International Friendly|
|7||2 September 2011||Quito, Ecuador||Ecuador||International Friendly|
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