In a statement, Katy ISD, which did not identify the coach by name, said it notified players' parents on Tuesday of the move.
"Katy ISD is committed to its students and will do everything necessary to ensure their continued success during this period," the school district said in the statement. "Because this is a personnel matter the District is unable to provide additional information."
Katy ISD added the team's assistant coach Joe Sheffy will take over Herrmann's role for the season.
Katy ISD lists Trey Herrmann as Taylor High School's "Football Head Coach" on its website. The school district has not specifically identified the coach by name.
Full statement from Katy ISD:
On Tuesday, September 19, 2017 parents and guardians of the Taylor High School Football Team were notified that their head coach was placed on administrative leave till further notice. The leave is unrelated to his role with students.
In his absence, Katy ISD Assistant Coach Joe Sheffy will serve as the interim football coach. Sheffy is a certified, highly experienced individual who is well versed on the needs of the team.
Katy ISD is committed to its students and will do everything necessary to ensure their continued success during this transition. Because this is a personnel matter the District is unable to provide additional information at this time.
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