SAN MARCOS – A coach at a San Marcos middle school is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student.

San Marcos police said Rodney Guerrero, 39, met the student in 2013 when she was in middle school. Then, in 2016, inappropriate exchanges allegedly began between the coach and the student.

According to the arrest affidavit, Guerrero engaged in sexual acts with the student. He is facing one count of improper relations with a student.

The San Marcos Consolidated Independent School District released a statement saying that they placed Guerrero on administrative leave.

“In San Marcos CISD, the safety of our students is paramount as we strive to maintain a safe learning environment for all students," said the district spokesperson.